Volunteers needed to help kill phragmite weeds at Prospect Park's lake
An invasive weed that can grow up to 18 feet tall is taking over the shoreline of Prospect Park's lake.
The weeds, called phragmites, are blocking scenic views of the lake and hurting the important wildlife habitat. Park officials say the phragmites have been a problem for several years, but now weeds have recently begun reaching their maximum height.
The Prospect Park Alliance has launched...