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  Document AGEC-1054 The Economic Value of Sportfishing Trips to Oklahoma Lakes

By Richard T. Melstrom, Deshamithra Jayasekera, Corey Jager and Tracy Boyer. This fact sheet summarizes a recent study on the value of sportfishing trips in Oklahoma and the impact of lake conditions on anglers.

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  Document AGEC-1062 Algal Blooms in Oklahoma: Lake Warnings

By Tracy Boyer, Brannon Daniels and Richard Melstrom. This fact sheet provides information about blue-green algae at lakes that may pose a risk to people and how to access the warnings issued to protect the public.

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  Document AGEC-1063 Algal Blooms in Oklahoma: Economic Impacts

By Tracy Boyer, Brannon Daniels and Richard Melstrom. This fact sheet provides information about algal blooms at lakes and their potential economic impacts.

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  Document Document BAE-1529 Evaporation Losses from Shallow Water Bodies in Oklahoma

By Saleh Taghvaeian and Al Sutherland. This Fact Sheet provides a brief review of available methods for estimating free-water evaporation losses. It then presents evaporation estimates for shallow water bodies in Oklahoma, using the pan evaporation method and monthly Mesonet data.

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  Document CR-9202 Grass Carp for Pond Weed Management

By Marley Beem. This current report describes how grass carp can be used for weed management in ponds. Reviewed May 2014.

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  Document L-346 Responsible Lawn Care: Protection for Your Creek or Lake

By Hailin Zhang and Mike Smolen. This brochure discusses how to properly care for your lawn, while protecting the environment. Reviewed May 2014.

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  Document L-420 Water Quality Testing and Fish Health

By Marley Beem and Hailin Zhang. This brochure discusses how water quality can affect the health of fish. Reviewed September 2016.

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  Document NREM-101 Are Herbicides Safe to Use in My Pond?

By Marley Beem. This Fact Sheet discusses reasonable precautions when considering the use of herbicides to treat aquatic plants, and dispels worries from misunderstanding about aquatic herbicides.

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  Document NREM-2883 Pond Management for Livestock, Fish, and Wildlife

By Terry Bidwell, Marley Beem, Dwayne Elmore, and David Engle. This fact sheet discusses how to manage ponds for livestock, fish, and wildlife. Reviewed November 2013.

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  Document NREM-2895 Problem Horticultural Plants

By Dwayne Elmore, Karen Hickman and Kimberly Holmes. This fact sheet discusses horticultural plants (some available for purchase) to be avoided for use in the home garden. They are a problem to ecological integrity, agriculture production, clogging of waterways, and costs to landowners to remove.

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  Document NREM-9206 Common Pond Problems

By Marley Beem. This fact sheet offers some solutions to common problems, but does not discuss everything that you need to know in order to manage a pond.  Reviewed September 2016.

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  Document NREM-9210 Neighborhood and Urban Pond Management

By Marley Beem. This fact sheet discusses common urban pond problems and how to address them. Reviewed July 2014.

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  Document NREM-9211 Pond Plants: Weeds or Beneficial?

By Marley Beem. This Fact Sheet aims to help rural and urban pond owners maintain the right amount and types of plants so they can enjoy a pleasing pond appearance, better fishing and longer pond life.

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  Document NREM-9212 Keep Your Pond in Good Condition

By Marley Beem. Without maintenance, pond life is shortened and major repairs are often needed. This Fact Sheet aims to provide a simple set of steps to ensure the investment for the pond is protected.

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  Document NREM-9214 Midges, Mosquitoes and Ponds

By Marley Beem. This Fact Sheet details reasonable steps to reduce midge and mosquito problems.

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  Document SRAC-360 Aquatic Weed Management: Control Methods

By Marley Beem. This fact sheet discusses control and prevention of weeds in the pond.  Reviewed September 2016.

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  Document SRAC-361 Aquatic Weed Management: Herbicides

By Marley Beem. This fact sheet discusses the use of herbicides in the control of aquatic weeds. Reviewed June 2014.

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