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Weeds swallowing Lost Lake whole

GROTON — If an invasion of non-native plant species continues to spread unabated, Lost Lake will soon live up to its name and really be lost not only to the concerned owners of lake-area properties but to the entire town. Although the issue of invasive plant species such as milfoil, combomba, water chestnut, and clouds of free floating filamentous has been around for many years, only recently has the problem reached crisis proportions with forests of plants carpeting the bottom of the lake.


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