Water Chestnut Handpull
Saturday, July 15th (Rain Date, July 16th)
10:00 am-2:00 pm
Water chestnut grow to create a floating mat, depleting oxygen in the water for other aquatic life, making it very difficult to paddle and causing damage to boat motors.
Join the AmeriCorps Ambassador and remove this invasive plant from Lake Musconetcong. You will be provided a kayak or canoe to paddle out onto the lake and weed. There will also be a weed harvester on-site. Water chestnut is weakly rooted and easily removed by hand. Last year's event removed over 10,000 lbs. in one day!
The AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassador program is dedicated to promoting watershed stewardship through education and direct community involvement. Find out more about AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassador Program at www.nj.gov/dep/wms/bears/americorps.htm. For this event the AmeriCorps Watershed Ambassador program partners with Musconetcong Watershed Association, Lake Musconetcong Regional Planning Board, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Morris County Park Commission and Hopatcong State Park.
2017 Meeting Location:
Port Morris Park
23 Washington Street, Landing, NJ 07850
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