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Benign neglect? Garden pest control naturally

...sometimes turn to botanically derived compounds instead. But many of those also contain toxic ingredients, such as nicotine, rotenone and pyrethrins."Botanically derived pesticides are not always safe and some are more hazardous than synthetics," said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-10/benign-neglect-garden-pest-contr
Outdoors
Denise Lake plan could be devastating

...others ... if support exists" for a rotenone chemical treatment of Denise Lake, the...presenting their decision to proceed with the rotenone plan by applying for their needed permits...to proceed with using the chemical, rotenone had already been made. Denise Lake is...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042310/let_620866073.shtml
Opinion
Reader disagrees with use of chemical

...clarification regarding the use of the toxin rotenone to kill unwanted pike in lakes and streams. 1. Rotenone at undetectable levels is used in laboratories...2. The article states: the chemical rotenone "quickly breaks down ... and naturally...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-10-28/reader-disagrees-with-use
Letters
Pike-killing toxin a concern for humans

...Stormy Lake.)The use of the toxin, rotenone, was presented as a means of killing the pike in Stormy Lake. In your article, rotenone was cited as being "non-toxic to mammals...and not a threat." To the contrary, rotenone is used to introduce Parkinson's disease...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-06-03/pike-killing-toxin-concer
Letters
Poisoning Denise Lake does not address pike issues

...Game's plan to poison the lake with rotenone. There were statements made however...would like to poison Denise Lake using rotenone under the justification that the lake...link between Parkinson's Disease and rotenone applied topically. A cursory PubMed...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052110/let_642533314.shtml
Opinion
Stormy Lake treated to kill northern pike

...entire lake with the fish-killing poison rotenone. Alaska Department of Fish and Game...workers in gas masks mixed powdered rotenone with lake water before applying it to...outlet to the Swanson River overnight. Rotenone is a broad-spectrum piscicide, or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-09/stormy-lake-treated-to-kill-northern
News
Fish population booms in Stormy Lake

...treating the lake with the piscicide rotenone, a fish-killing chemical, to eliminate...char, he said."Sometimes following a rotenone treatment to kill invasive fish, the...forms in all the lakes."Begich said rotenone-treated lakes can offer fish a "pristine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-07/fish-population-booms-in-stormy-lake
News
Refuge Notebook: Eradicating an invasive predator from the Kenai Peninsula

...We typically use a plant-based product called "rotenone." Rotenone kills fish because it is easily absorbed into the...the thin tissue of the gills. Once in the blood, rotenone disrupts cellular respiration, and fish can't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-18/refuge-notebook-eradicating-an-i
Outdoors
Pike poisoning underway in Soldotna

...according to plan the fish killing piscicide rotenone will work its way through each of the...other kind of fish," Begich said. The rotenone is being applied in two forms, powder...deeper into the water column. As the rotenone spread through the lake, the occasional...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-12/pike-poisoning-underway-in-soldotna
News
Pike killing project approved for the Soldotna Creek drainage

...dose of the plant-based fish-killer rotenone in the first section of the Soldotna...the area once it has been cleared of rotenone and pike. The massive project is designed...the problem," Vania said. The poison Rotenone is a broad-spectrum piscicide, or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-20/pike-killing-project-approved-for-th
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