As State and Federal Efforts Wane, Phragmites Control is Left to Private Efforts

Spot spraying by backpack at Dodge Paddock, Stonington (Courtesy of DEEP)


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Much of the Connecticut River is fringed with phragmites.

Its light green reeds grow thick and tall, shutting out native plants, mucking up the water for native birds and fish and shielding the wa...

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