August 7 meeting notes

Below are the minutes from our August 7th meeting. Our next meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 4th. – Discussion of this year’s invasive aquatic plant management and water quality efforts at Coes Reservoir.  The City provided information about this summer’s efforts to manage invasive aquatic species at Coes Reservoir.The Sonar treatment was effective in controlling […]

Invasive Aquatic Plant Treatment/Removal at Coes Reservoir

The City of Worcester Department of Public Works & Parks has contracted a lake management company to battle the weeds in Coes Reservoir. The Tatnuck Brook Watershed Association appreciates the City’s continued efforts to combat the various invasive aquatic plants in Coes. On June 28, Coes Reservoir was treated with the herbicide fluridone (trade name […]

June 5 meeting notes

Below is a summary of the June 5, 2019 Tatnuck Brook Watershed Association meeting which took place at the IBEW Union Hall on Mill Street with approximately 25 people in attendance. Phil Niddrie, from the City of Worcester Department of Economic Development, provided an overview of the progress that has been made on Stearns Tavern. […]

5/1/19 Meeting Minutes

discussion regarding updating our web presenceinterest in formalizing the structure of TWBA to help with fund-raising and to possibly benefit other groups in the watershedthe City’s plans for treating Coes Reservoir this summerupdates from the Friends of Patch Reservoir fund-raising and the Worcester Conservation Commission’s approval of their DEP application for weed control treatmentsWorcester’s water […]

4/3/19 TBWA Meeting Minutes

Updating our web presence was discussed.  We discussed the lack of formal structure of the TBWA.  This has not impeded our ability to meet on a regular basis and engage in educational and advocacy efforts but there may be activities and fund-raising opportunities that would benefit from a more formal structure, including “officers,” by-laws and […]