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Conserving the Nature of New England



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Recent Highlights

The 2006-2007 habitat restoration priorities of the Partners For Fish and Wildlife Program included:

1) Atlantic Coastal Systems, with a focus on tidal wetland restoration (primarily salt marsh) and adjacent upland habitats, and diadromous fish passage through restoration of tidal flows, dam removal, or installation of fish passage structures;

2) New England Streams with a focus on removing barriers to upstream passage for diadromous fish, e.g. dam removal, culvert replacement/retrofit , installation of fish passage structures, and ;

3)Control of non-native invasive species and management of early successional habitats to benefit trust resource species, e.g. invasive species control control/grassland restoration to benefit the listed American Burying Beetle and invasive species control/early successional habitat restoration to benefit the New England Cottontail.

Notable Completed and Active Projects in 2006 & 2007:

Removal of Ballou Dam, Yokum Brook, Becket, MA (pdf size 84KB)

Cards Pond Salt Marsh Restoration, South Kingston, RI (pdf size 71KB)

Herring River Restoration, Wellfleet, MA (pdf size 96KB)

Removal of Merrimack Village Dam, Souhegan River, Merrimack, NH (pdf size 87)

Pawcatuck River Fish Passage, RI (pdf size 70KB)

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Last updated: September 11, 2009