Fighting Back Against the Water Chestnut Invasion

The Somerville Neighborhood News produced this film about water chestnuts in the Mystic River. This invasive plant is taking over the river and impacting water quality as well as recreation. For five years a group of partnering organizations, state agencies and cities and towns have banded together to fund the eradication efforts. Watch the film here and learn more about the Water Chestnut Removal Program here.