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Invasive grasses choking out park’s pond meets their match


September 25, 2019
By Mike Jiggens


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A MobiTrac aquatic vehicle collects a load of phragmites grass from a pond at Confederation Park.

Sept. 25, 2019 – A team from Weed B’ Gone has removed 16 dumpsters worth of phragmites grass from a pond at Hamilton’s Confederation Park. The invasive species of tall grass chokes out other plants and robs birds of nesting sites. The 12-week removal project wraps up this week.

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