Environmentalists Seek Local Volunteers to Pull Invasive Water Chestnuts on the Connecticut River

A carpet of water chestnut plants covering the northern section of Selden Cove in July 2019 before removal by volunteers organized by Friends of Whalebone Cove (Credit: FOWC)

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Summer is the season for pulling out water chestnuts along the Connecticut River, and groups concerned with the prolific invasive plant are getting ready and organizing volunteers.  The Connecticut River Conservancy aims to promote and coordinate removal of the invasive European water chestnut from the river’s source in northern New Hampshire, down to the Long […]
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