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This article was originally published on Eagile Tribute


“The creation of oyster reefs could help absorb tidal and storm energy from the mouth of the Essex River that is degrading the salt marsh. Oyster reefs are one proven method of marsh restoration.

“The Great Marsh is such a huge resource here — 2,200 acres of amazing wetland resource and it’s really taking a beating. Climate change is having a huge impact on the viability of the Great Marsh,” said Mike DeRosa of DeRosa Environmental.

The creation of oyster reefs could help absorb tidal and storm energy from the mouth of the Essex River that is degrading the salt marsh. Oyster reefs are one proven method of marsh restoration…”

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