Massachusetts Environmental Police charge individuals for illegal use of fishing net in Coes Reservoir

Recently Officers were informed of individuals illegally utilizing a net to capture fish at Coe’s Reservoir in Worcester. Upon arrival, the Officer located the individuals in question as they were preparing to leave. When nearing their vehicle, the Officer saw in plain view a net containing a large amount of fish. An inspection found the …

Coes Reservoir is treated to control Water Chestnut

August 11 day of treatmentApplying Clear CastApplying Clear CastAugust 17 - 6 days after treatment Despite mechanical harvesting to remove weeds in June, the water chestnut in the northern end of Coes is very thick, and extent/area covered seems to have expanded from last year. The city decided to use a chemical treatment rather than …