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. 

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