Great Lakes Hydrilla Collaborative

Welcome to the Great Lakes Hydrilla Collaborative, a platform for sharing the most up-to-date research and best management practices to inform stakeholders about the prevention and management of this highly invasive aquatic species.

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We are interested in learning about new research, resources, and case studies related to hydrilla. Please contact us if you have a resource to share.

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What's New?

Upcoming Webinar: Please join us on November 19th at 2 pm EST for the next webinar in our technical webinar series, "Two Case Studies on Hydrilla Rapid Response in the Great Lakes." Jennifer Dunn, Biologist with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Great Lakes Programs, and Mike Adam, Senior Biologist with the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center, will be presenting two case studies of recent hydrilla detections and rapid response efforts. Jennifer will present on the recent hydrilla discovery in Orchard Park, New York and the rapid response efforts that occurred to address this discovery. Mike will provide an overview of the County’s response to the recently documented hydrilla infestation in Libertyville, Illinois, along with background on the Illinois Hydrilla Rapid Response Plan.

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New Webinar Topics: We are looking for ideas for upcoming webinar topics and volunteers to present. If you have feedback on a topic that you would like to see covered in an upcoming webinar, please contact us at: