Water chestnuts and the Charles River: A volunteer success story
Freshwaters across the Northeast have been dealing with invasive water chestnuts for years. They have proven to be a difficult species to combat, as they can create large patches of new growth in just a few months. The Charles River in Massachusetts was also suffocating from water chestnuts, until local residents decided to take the matter into their own hands.
Click on the presentation below to meet the water stewards protecting the Charles River!