Click here to watch a video about watersheds. The Neponset River Watershed includes roughly 130 square miles of land southwest of Boston. All of this land drains into the Neponset River, and ultimately into Boston Harbor. The Neponset River is 30 miles long. It starts in Foxborough, near Gillette Stadium, and ends in Dorchester/Quincy, near […]

Wee Beetles: Out & About, Controlling Purple Loosestrife

Every year, around the last week in April / first week in May, Galerucella calmariensis and G. pusilla beetles emerge from their underground winter shelters to feed on the young shoots of exotic, invasive Purple loosestrife.