A guide to aquatic plants

Contact

Jon Hansen, Coordinator
500 Lafayette Road Box 25
St Paul, MN 55155-4025
jon.hansen@state.mn.us
tel. (651) 259-5092


Permit answer

Yes, the vegetation is emergent or floating-leaf.

A permit is likely required. Apply for a permit Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download this file. or contact your regional fisheries office. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download this file. if you require a paper application permit.

 

Photo of mechanical control equipment.
Example of mechanical control equipment.

If the vegetation is floating-leaf

You may mechanically maintain a 15 foot wide channel though floating-leaf vegetation extending to open water, without a permit. Any greater removal will require a permit.

 

If the vegetation is emergent

Any removal of emergent vegetation requires a permit, however a permit of continuing duration to maintain a channel to open water may be obtained, under the following conditions:

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