Tuesday, June 6, 2017

"the work is in the best interests of preserving it"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"The town is set to begin herbicide treatment of the ponds at the DelCarte Conservation Property next week as part of an ongoing effort to fight invasive species there. 
According to a town release, the treatment will take place on June 13, depending on weather conditions; rain would delay the process. 
Deputy Town Administrator Jamie Hellen said it is the beginning of a multi-year process to remove invasive species from the property. 
“We’re excited to finally get going,” he said. “What’s happening is invasive species - mostly plants, but some fish as well - are suffocating the ecosystem there.”

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the floating walk way at DelCarte in the rain recently
the floating walk way at DelCarte in the rain recently

Note: the treatment had been scheduled for June 7 but the weather forecast likely changed the date and could change it again.

The prior notification can be found here

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