John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

Freshwater Tidal Wetland Restoration

Addressing Injuries to: Tributary habitat.

Project: Creating a series of tidally connected channels, shallow pools, and fringing shrub/scrub wetlands to restore 7 acres of freshwater tidal wetland.

Total Acreage: Restoring 7 acres will benefit 56 acres.

Ecological Benefits: Restored tidal exchange, wildlife habitat enhancement.

Economic Benefits: Wildlife viewing, small boat recreation, education.