Salt marsh project helps nature and golfers

AFTER: A $7.7 million project that brought together Rhode Island Country Club, Save the Bay and government officials has removed the hated reeds and restored the marsh. /
AFTER: A $7.7 million project that brought together Rhode Island Country Club, Save the Bay and government officials has removed the hated reeds and restored the marsh. /
It sounds like a plague that Greek gods would rain down on their enemies: phragmites (pronounced frag-mighties). It may not be the product of gods' wrath, but the Rhode Island Country Club certainly considers it a plague. Phragmites is a wetland reed that cannot tolerate salt water and is often found on golf courses. But…

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