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FROM CONNECTICUT RIVER CONSERVANCY

Paddle with a purpose — Weekly Water Chestnut Pulls

Help CT River Conservancy remove the invasive water chestnut from our waterways!

Water chestnut is a harmful aquatic, invasive species, which is known to take over stretches of water. When left unchecked, water chestnut has the potential to decimate ecosystems and eliminate recreational opportunities.

Fortunately, it is easily identifiable and smaller infestations can be managed with trained volunteers hand-pulling the plant. The key to keeping water chestnut from invading new areas is to remove plants before they have a chance to set seeds.

Join weekly pulls in your local ponds, coves and rivers!

Sat, Jun 1 • 9:00am + more dates
 
Water Chestnut Pulls in Glastonbury CT
Sat, Jun 8 • 9:00am + more dates

RSVP and see all dates/locations plus more info at: ctriver.vomo.org/initiative/water-chestnut

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Save the date for the 2024 CIPWG symposium!

October 29, 2024
Storrs, CT
Full day, in person

More information coming soon!

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