Länsstyrelsen Västerbotten and Länsstyrelsen Norrbotten works together in a pilot study in Skallön to eradicate the inasive plant species waterweed (Elodea canadensis).

During the growt season floating covers will be placed above waterweed pathches on the bottom with the aim to reduce the light to the plants.

Floating covers being built on the shore. 


Floating covers being stitched together.

Heavy sides cover the edges to prevent light from reaching the waterweed.

The finished cover.