Last Year’s Mass Release of Invasive Water Chestnut Bears Fruit on the Lower Connecticut River

A large patch of water chestnut plants on the Connecticut River, just below the flood control pond in Hartford's North Meadows, where the city was forced to pump out chestnut-infested water ahead of a storm last August. (Rodrigo Pinto)


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A mass release of invasive water chestnut plants last year from a flood control pond in Hartford appears to have caused new infestations of the plant along the Connecticut River this year, according ...

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