Category Archives: Environment

WATERMILFOIL AND FANWORT TREATMENT FOR MARTIN’S POND ON MAY 31ST

On Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Martin’s Pond will be treated for watermilfoil and fanwort.  Both are highly aggressive invasive plants that can quickly overtake small lakes and ponds.  If not controlled, milfoil and fanwort can have damaging effects on natural wildlife, vegetation and recreational activities as they will continue to grow at a very rapid pace.  SOLitude Lake Management of Shrewsbury, MA has been retained to respond to this invasive plant infestation.  Please note the following important information regarding this

Herbicide Treatment May 31

You may have read in the Transcript that we are treating next week. I did not write the article nor did I review it. Those of you who have followed our treatments know that there is a knock back of natives when this is done contrary to what the article states, however the natives will return. We also know that the invasives will eventually return as well and this is a control method. We are using pelletized treatments and divers

Did you see all of the activity in front of the pumping station today in the pouring rain? Joe Gonthier and the gang were working on Joe’s eagle scout project. They planted 2 Red Maple and Honey Locust trees. The hope is that they will be future nesting sites for bald eagles. Thank you for all of your hard work. Next step will be to remove the invasive plants in the area. Date TBD – maybe neighbors will want to help?

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