The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will distribute giant salvinia weevils to Lake Bistineau interested property owners and the surrounding community for release throughout the lake, particularly those areas containing large quantities of the invasive plant. Click on the following sentence to access the full story.
Lake property owners are encouraged to participate in this control effort. Interested volunteers will receive weevil-infested plant material for distribution in areas near their property that hold water during lake drawdowns. This volunteer effort is an attempt to establish populations of weevils in isolated areas of the lake that do not dewater and are disconnected from the main lake.