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October 24, 2012

Bahia Marsh Restoration

This portion of the Bahia Marsh was filled with dredged bay mud, dried, and compacted in the early 2000’s and prepared for development. Once plans for development fell through, the area was abandoned and subsequently purchased by the MAS. Compacted bay mud makes for incredibly poor site conditions, making restoration very difficult. The goal of this project was to enhance the tidal marsh ecotone habitat along the two levees, approximately 10.5 total acres, on the Eastern and Western Peninsulas adjacent...
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