The following document contains best practices for managing nuisance aquatic plants in Michigan lakes and streams. It presents the various methods available for weed management along with the benefits and drawbacks of each. The document was prepared by the Michigan Lakes and Stream Associations. This group is a collaboration of lake associations in Michigan that are focused on preserving and protecting lakes and streams. The BLPS is a member.
This link takes you to a document published by the MSU Extension, and it presents a scenario for what may happen when weeds are removed from a lake.