Combat Beetles
Dr. Gary O. Dick (second from left), Director of the Engineer Research and Development Center's Lewisville Aquatic Ecosystem Research Facility at Lewisville Lake explains recent developments to Fort Worth District Environmental Planners Billy Colbert and Mandy McGuire while LAERF staff member Aaron Schad (far right) looks on. LAERF current research includes use of carp and harvesting beetles to combat non-native invasive vegetation. The Facility also is contracted to provide vegetation planting and management at the wetland cells for the Dallas Floodway Extension Project.

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