The Jamestown Press reports that restoration work on Round Marsh (Great Creek) in Jamestown, Rhode island, has begun.

SAT map Round Marsh

SAT map Round Marsh

The project is designed to increase the flow of saltwater and eradicate invasive vegetation, such as phragmites reeds. The restoration work will include excavation of the tidal creeks to restore saltwater flow and cutting back the phragmites. The end result is expected to be a greater mix of native marsh vegetation, less standing water and a greater diversity of bird and marine life.

Read more about the restoration of Round Marsh in Jamestown, Rhode Island.


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