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Bittersweet Watch

Mimi Wright, 10, and her father, Charlie, were among the 15 volunteers who took part in an effort to kill invasive plants along the Housatonic River. Photo by Judith Guberman

SALISBURY — The Amesville Association took steps to protect the sycamore trees along the Housatonic River, by hosting an invasive eradication workshop on Saturday morning, Sept. 8. The event was organized by Jennifer Law.

Amesville is one of the five Salisbury villages. It runs along the Housatonic River near the iron bridge that crosses over to Falls Village.

Association President Danella Schiffer said that 15 people took part by pulling up bittersweet vines and painting the massive roots with a herbicide containing 18 percent glysophate. 

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