Danatrich

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Date registered: December 11, 2013

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  1. A fourth invasive plant known as Crested Floating Heart has been identified in Lake Conroe — November 19, 2018
  2. LeBlanc: Boating is a fantastic sport, but don’t forget safety first — July 25, 2018
  3. LeBlanc: Sailboats, the crafts that require no batteries — April 5, 2018
  4. The wellbeing of Lake Conroe is under attack…again! — February 22, 2018
  5. Update on the invasion of foreign plants in our waterways — November 22, 2017

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Nov 19

A fourth invasive plant known as Crested Floating Heart has been identified in Lake Conroe

Original article by San Jacinto River Authority Crested Floating Heart Reservoir owners and operators in Southeast Texas are all familiar with the concept of non-native, or invasive, aquatic vegetation growing in their waters and the various management techniques available to help control their existence. Through close partnerships with local, state, and federal organizations, especially the …

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Jul 25

LeBlanc: Boating is a fantastic sport, but don’t forget safety first

Boating is a big deal here in this part of the greatest state in the union, and we Texans who live within driving distance of a body of water will gravitate to it regularly. To give an example of how much water we have available, according to the TPWD we have 800 public impoundments, covering …

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Apr 05

LeBlanc: Sailboats, the crafts that require no batteries

In today’s world of electronic and throwaway everything I wonder how many have thought about what happens when we run out of materials to make more throwaways or when the batteries run out, or when a baseball size piece of trash that we put in space to start with collides with and wipes out a …

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Feb 22

The wellbeing of Lake Conroe is under attack…again!

Photo: Larry J. LeBlanc If the lake level is lowered, as a few want, you can get used to sights like this as your waterfront property basks in mud flats.   It seems as though the health and wellbeing of Lake Conroe is once more under attack. Once again a minority of folks who wish …

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Nov 22

Update on the invasion of foreign plants in our waterways

Well folks we in the great state of Texas are still under attack by foreign plants. It seems like we are constantly battling infestations of these imports in our lakes and let me list a big one that is on my mind so you can get an idea of which I speak: Giant Salvinia. Giant …

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Sep 28

Conroe calls for major evacuations amid record release from Lake Conroe

Photo: Jason Fochtman, Staff Photographer Porter fire fighters evacuate a family by boat from a neighborhood off East Knox Drive, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Porter. The City of Conroe, stating that flooding is imminent, is calling for more than a dozen communities to evacuate in response to the record release of water from the …

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Jun 10

Summer is prime time for Texas sunfish

The two teenage boys had one of the best parts of summer fishing in Texas figured out last Friday morning. They could have been using the trolling motor on their johnboat to ease parallel to the shoreline of the 60-acre private lake in eastern Montgomery County, chunking topwaters or jigs or plastic worms, or even …

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Apr 07

New safety check initiative hitting Lake Conroe

  Lt. Tim Cade, with Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office, talks about a new initiative with boaters where deputies perform pre-checks on individual boats prior to being launched on Lake Conroe on Friday in Conroe. During the checks, deputies will look for required safety measures, such as life vests or air horns, so boaters …

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Jul 02

Boating laws, life jacket accessibility stressed for Lake Conroe celebrations

Montgomery County Hospital District Medic 45 crew Vivian Lam and Andy Adams of the loaner boards at Lake Conroe Park on TX-105.   Local officials are urging the public to educate themselves on water laws and to keep life jackets readily accessible while celebrating on Lake Conroe. Boating Safety Precinct 1 Constables and Conroe Fire …

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Jan 13

What fishing means to our area and country

A father removes a bream from the hook on his daughter’s rod and reel while fishing on Lake Conroe. It doesn’t get much better! I believe that everyone in Montgomery Counties will have to agree that the constructions of the reservoir known as Lake Conroe has been a great asset and major contributor to the …

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