Restoration of Wildlife Refuge
Two Ellicott 460SL dredges working on a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware. This coastal wetland restoration will improve the ability of the refuge marshes to withstand future storms and sea level rise and improve habitat for migratory birds and other wildlife.
Ecuador Vegetation Dredging
A Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge cuts and pumps rooted cattails from Laguna de Colta in Ecuador
Mispillion Harbor Restoration
The Division of Fish & Wildlife repairing a breach and restoring a beach at Mispillion Harbor.
Coastal Salt Marsh Restoration At Avalon, New Jersey
Restoring degraded and subsiding coastal salt marshes by beneficially reusing dredged material.
Salt marshes are essential to the state of New Jersey’s landscape. Just as sea levels quickly rise the marshes could potentially disappear. To combat the problem a group of environmental specialists have gathered at New Jersey’s Shark Island to conduct various tests that are aimed at offsetting the effects of rising sea levels in efforts to save nearby coastal salt marshes.
Marsh Restoration at Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge
Aerial footage of the restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware.