Posts Tagged ‘ phragmites ’

Invasive weed removed to save the natives

Aug 18th, 2013 | By

A European import has taken over the Salt Marsh in downtown Westport, and the spread of the tall, thin invasive wetland weed — known as phragmites australis — is marring views of the Saugatuck River and taking a toll on plant and wildlife diversity. For more on this story, visit: Invasive weed removed to save

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DEP Announces Funding for Phragmites Control

Sep 16th, 2010 | By

The DEP has announced funding of $23,000 for a phragmites control project in a residential area located adjacent to the Oyster River in Milford and West Haven.



Edgewood Park’s Phragmites’ Days Numbered

Sep 13th, 2010 | By

Almost an acre of tall, frondy invasives will be destroyed as part of a plan to restore and enhance the habitat around Edgewood Park’s beloved duck pond. Some neighbors asked if the cure is worse than the sickness. The cure, death by herbicide, and the sickness—phragmites strangling out native plants—were weighed in a neighborhood meeting

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