Marsh 'tank' attacks Long Pond phragmites

Posted 10/29/13

Effort is state's largest yet against phragmites

The phragmites that choke some 55 acres of Little Compton's Long Pond have been dealt what groups hope will prove to be a lethal dose of herbicide.

Now comes the wait as organizers …

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