Concern with the Charles River starts with the lack of concern of the Boston Globe

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    Concern with the Charles River starts with the lack of concern of the Boston Globe

    A few days ago, I was fascinated by the report on Ebersol Fields being unused.

    Why is there no comment on the chemicals being used on this locked up area poisoning the Charles River?

    Tartan was applied was applied shortly after chemical maintenance replaced green maintenance because chemical maintenance did not provide the protection of green maintenance.

    So the DAY AFTER application of Tartan, marked "do not use near water," the Charles River was dead with algae from the harbor to the Mass. Ave. bridge, and it has returned every year WITHOUT report by the Boston Globe that it was caused by DCR contempt for the environment.

    Why is there no report on this incompetence being extended to Magazine Beach in Cambridge, plus.

    The outrage at Ebersol Fields in on the verge of being repeated.  Perfectly good fields, 7 acres worth, are being torn up so that they be replaced with dirt and chemicals.

    The Globe is silent.

    The Globe did report the infliction of starvation on the Charles River White Geese as part of Phase 1, and has been silent since.

    The Globe has not noticed the bizarre wall of bushes installed where there used to be wetlands. 

    The Globe has not noticed that claims of encouraging swimming in the Charles is proven to be a flat out lie by this bizarre wall of bushes which has been building since 2005.

    I think that the Globe should start getting meaningfully concerned about the environment, especially the environmental destruction by its buddies at the DCR with help from the environmentally destructive City of Cambridge.
     
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    Concern with the Charles River starts with the lack of concern of the Boston Globe

    Of added interest is the aggressive attacking of wild life by the DCR and its agents.

    The DCR now destroys protective vegetation for migrating water fowl on the Charles TWICE a year.

    The DCR has decimated the nesting area and abutting of the Charles River White Geese.

    The DCR with its contempt for ground vegetation has stripped the ground vegetation from pretty much all areas under tree cover both in the nest area at the BU Bridge and Memorial Drive, plus in the woods east of the railroad tracks.

    This year, the DCR destroyed a significant amount of protective bramble in the middle of the nesting area.

    The DCR for nearly six years now has been poisoning the egg of every waterfowl they can get away on both sides of the Charles out the Watertown.

    Oh, by the way, as is common with very destructive behavior by the DCR, they act through agents and then denying doing the destruction while neglecting to mention that it is their agent who is doing the destruction.

    These flat out lies are comparable to four years of promising not to harm the Charles River White Geese followed by starving them.

    Explanation?  Starving them is "not harming" them.  The DCR was quoted as denying harming these beautiful animals in the report of their starving them, right next to the photo of the earth mover tearing up wetlands at Magazine Beach and hungry blocked from their food, then by the construction, now by the bizarre wall of bizarre bushes, soon to come by poisons replacing green maintenance.
     
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