European Water Chestnut Removal

Thank you! Volunteers removed 100% of European water chestnut plant coverage from Ruth Pond in 2016.

ruth pond in sellersville, pa undergoes a dramatic transformation (2016)

ruth pond in sellersville, pa undergoes a dramatic transformation (2016)

PWc Conservation intern, Evan, removes water chestnut at Ruth's Pond (2016)

PWc Conservation intern, Evan, removes water chestnut at Ruth's Pond (2016)

European Water Chestnut is a highly invasive aquatic plant that has infested waterways in much of the Northeastern United States. This water chestnut can cover water surfaces and cut off important nutrients for native plants and animals. There are currently 10 known infestations, affecting 7 different waterways within our watershed. Learn more...

 

How can you help? 
Report an infestation.

Interested in a Summer Internship   with the Conservancy working on our European Water Chestnut Project? Learn more here.

Volunteers from Dow Chemical Company hand pull water chestnut at Knight Lake (2016)

Volunteers from Dow Chemical Company hand pull water chestnut at Knight Lake (2016)

Volunteers from the National Charity League hand pull water chestnut at Skymount Lake (2016)

Volunteers from the National Charity League hand pull water chestnut at Skymount Lake (2016)