Salt Marshes

8:42 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Conn. environmental officials battling invasive reeds in salt marshes

DEEP workers on the Marsh Master, a vehicle used to navigate through tall, dense phragmites reeds.
Xander Landen

Salt marshes throughout Connecticut are a battleground with native species facing foreign invaders. Right now, one of those invaders is winning the battle. State environmental officials are fighting off an invasive reed, called Phragmites that hurts the health and diversity of marshes.