Burgess Marsh

BM 2

The renovated Burgess Marsh

After years of flooding the drought brought the ability for Refuge staff to work areas that they previously couldn't.  Burgess Marsh was overrun with beavers, button bush, reed canary grass, and willows.  The refuge staff used prescribed fire and heavy equipment to overhaul the marsh. 
BM 3 Dozer work
BM 4 After button bush and willow tree removal
BM 5Looking north from burgess marsh dike
BM 6New water control structure