Control Invasive Species

Exotic, invasive species are organisms that arrive in an area far from their home and then succeed in surviving, reproducing, and spreading. Exotic, invasive species bring turmoil to a natural system; they can out compete native species and reproduce vastly, taking over a significant swathe of the ecosystem in a short time, changing the structure […]

Threats to Aquatic Habitat

The condition of aquatic resources, and the habitat they provide for species in the Neponset River Watershed, is affected by a variety of factors and activities in the landscape. Pollutants; low water levels; direct removal of habitat; disturbance of vegetation and soil at the water’s edge; exotic, invasive species; acid precipitation; obstructions (dams); and degradation […]