Lardners Point

Shoreline Restoration

External Partners: Delaware River City Corporation, Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Fairmount Park Commission.

Addressing Injuries to: Shoreline habitat.

Project: Demolishing existing hard shoreline structures, importing fill material, grading the site to restore tidal inundation, and creating intertidal marsh and wet meadow habitat.

Total Acreage: 0.9

Ecological Benefits: Restoring habitat to benefit fish, avian, and mammalian species in an urban portion of the river heavily impacted by the spill.

Economic Benefits: Public access to a restoration site in the spill zone; creating a link in the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway; education, environmental justice, wildlife viewing, fishing, preservation of open space.