Local bayous clogged with invasive plants

After an exceptionally warm winter, invasive water plants are growing out of control in area bayous, clogging waterways so severely that boat traffic can’t get through. The problem has gotten worse since budget cuts forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to cease invasive plant spraying operations in October, leaving local officials scrambling to find help to combat the plant invasion.

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