Latest Salt marsh Stories
Eric Schwaab, assistant NOAA administrator for fisheries, joined officials from the town of Brewster, Mass., and other partners today on the shores of Cape Codâ€™s Stony Brook to celebrate the completion of a American Reinvestment and Recovery Act project that restored natural tidal flow to 20 acres of salt marsh and opened passage for fish to nearly 400 acres of ponds for spawning.
Researchers measuring impacts of short- and long-term exposure in extensive Gulf Coast marshes.
NOVATO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Institute applauds the introduction of H.R. 5061, The San Francisco Bay Improvement Act of 2010, a landmark $1 billion restoration bill authored by Congresswoman Jackie Speier.
Global warming may exact a toll on salt marshes in New England, but new research shows that one key constituent of marshes may be especially endangered.
By Mcgonigle, John KIPTOPEKE STATE PARK, Va. - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. For decades, the woodlands, streams and lakes of northern Pennsylvania, New York's Adirondacks and Maine have shaped the form of natural beauty sought by this fair-skinned Celt.
By John Mcgonigle KIPTOPEKE STATE PARK, Va. - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. For decades, the woodlands, streams and lakes of northern Pennsylvania, New York's Adirondacks and Maine have shaped the form of natural beauty sought by this fair-skinned Celt.
By peter craig The saltmarsh on Cleethorpes seafront is more important than tourism, according to an ecology expert.
By Mike Taugher Staff Writer HAYWARD -- A backhoe clawed through a dirt berm Wednesday, creating a channel that Bay water poured through to former industrial salt ponds that had not tasted tidal waters for more than a century.
By CAROLE HAWKINS A northern McIntosh County developer cited last year for bush- hogging marshes and filling wetlands has signed off on a final agreement to reverse the damage.
A salt marsh, also otherwise known as a coastal salt marsh or a tidal marsh, is a coastal ecosystem in the upper coastal intertidal zone that lies between the land and the open salt water or brackish water that is routinely flooded by the tides. It’s dominated by dense stands of salt-tolerant plants, for example, herbs, grasses, or low shrubs. These plants originate from all around the globe and are important to the stability of the salt marsh in trapping and binding sediments. Salt marshes...