Re: NANFA-- Beware the green sunfish
Thu, 21 Mar 2002 15:47:05 EST

In a message dated 3/21/02 3:26:15 PM, writes:

<< But if the ponds are isolated, and don't pose any risk of flooding into
native waters, then that should be okay. In this regard, to what extent is a
farm pond different from a backyard ornamental pond >>

Possible connection to a stream, although in a disastrous flood even those
residents of tanks in the basement could escape. The chances are slim in a
backyard pond, in a farm pond it would depend on the location and flooding
I have intercepted Rivulus heading for the back cellar door when there
was a small amount of water running through in a heavy rainfall.

Lee Harper
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