Connecticut River: Help remove invasive water chestnut


BRATTLEBORO >> The Connecticut River Watershed Council and its partners are in the process of hand-pulling the invasive water chestnut from the Connecticut River and its tributaries and needs volunteers.

June 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Aug. 7 and 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.— Brickyard Ponds at the corner of RooteRoad and North Road in Westfield, Mass. Ages 12 and older. Call 413-548-8002, ext. 8115, or email

June 29 and July 28, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. — Barton Cove in Gill, Mass.— Barton Cove in Gill, Mass. Ages 10 and older. Call 800-859-2960.

July 12 and Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Prospect Street boat launch, just off Route 119, one mile west of Hinsdale, N.H. Call Laurie Callahan at 802-258-1877 or email

July 19 and Aug. 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — North Springfield Reservoir. Call Laurie Callahan at 802-258-1877 or email


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