Click on the link to read the Washington Post story about changes in the one of the three main rivers of Kerr Lake.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/virginia-politics/post/possible-uranium-m
ining-puts-roanoke-river-on-nations-most-endangered-list/2011/05/17/AFHjRv5G_
blog.html

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HYDRILLA A PROB AT HARRIS LAKE

Posted by
kerrlake

on August 6, 2011

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It’s like that at Harris Lake, too. That’s why we stopped going there. It gets hung up in your fishing line, your boat prop, etc. And it’s a nightmare for water skiers. It can transport itself from one lake to another, via boat trailers. When we backed our boat up, it would wrap itself around the boat trailer, so we had to

At KLPW we are interested in seeing the hydrilla situation brought to the attention of all stakeholders, plain and simple.  Our media friends are doing a good job of that.  Below is a sample that shows a clip from wral.com and on MONDAY OR TUESDAY morning between 8:15 and 8:30 AM, LISTEN LIVE to Vance/Warren Extension Agent Paul McKenzie with Greg Thrift on 3WD Radio – 107.7.  KLPW


FOMOINFO – Hydrilla in Kerr Lake

Posted by
kerrlake

on August 4, 2011

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Before next week’s meeting at Satterwhite Point, we thought it would be good to bring our members and readers up to date with more information about hydrilla. 

One group of experts on hydrilla at the US Army Corps of Engineers, ERDC lab at Vicksburg, MS informed KLPW that hydrilla comes in many different forms or types.  Combatants that work further south won’t work as well as in NC and VA.  Microbials have

Hydrilla Update Poster

Posted by
kerrlake

on August 3, 2011

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Here’s a handy tell all poster pdf about next Thursday’s public meeting
about hydrilla and Kerr Lake.

http://vance.ces.ncsu.edu/files/library/91/hydrilla081111.pdf

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We’re looking into complaints and frustrations with North Carolina’s
reservation system and some practices. Now would be a good time for you to
submit your questions. Send them to info@kerrlakeparkwatch.org.

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(Henderson, NC)  An update on the effects of Hydrilla has been announced by Paul McKenzie
Agricultural Extension Agent, Vance/Warren Counties with NC Cooperative Extension.  (NOT FAMILIAR WITH HYDRILLA? SEE RECENT KLPW PHOTOS BELOW)McKenzie, who has organized and led some preliminary meetings and in-water surveys wants interested people on and around Kerr Lake to make plans to attend an informational meeting about the aquatic weed Hydrilla, which has become established over scores of acres in John

(Clarksville, VA)  As midsummer approaches, trees are coming down and the slope of the hills of Area B Campground are giving way as earth movers give that tract of land a makeover into what will eventually become a marina.  A groundbreaking ceremony was held on the site in mid-June (More info from SOVANOW.COM).  Having been discussed for years, the marina is now located in what most consider the best

RESTROOMS NEED A LITTLE TLC OR IS IT TNT?

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on July 28, 2011

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On our sister Facebook page KLPW recently showed a comparison of a couple of the restrooms at Hibernia State Recreation Area with those at a state park.   Shown below in the brown are one of the brand new bathroom facilities at Raven Rock State Park.  Shown to the right is a 60’s era bathroom facility at Hibernia SRA.

    

The Kerr Lake Park Watch or KLPW for short, has been established by campers and park users who visit NC State Recreation Areas and Virginia State Parks on Kerr Lake, as well as  parks & recreational facilities operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers

KLPW was founded in 2010 by Frank Timberlake, a native of Granville County.  As a former board member of several parks and recreation boards and as a park activist, Timberlake has