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Northwest District Project GreenShores Educational Tours Highlights

Amy Baldwin shows visitors aquatic life that can be found at Project GreenShores

The benefits of environmental protection, habitat restoration, and conservation are experienced as visitors tour Project GreenShores and learn how the characteristics of oyster reefs and salt marshes contribute to local water quality and productivity.

 

Zachary Schang, explains the benefits of native marsh grasses, such as Smooth Cordgrass (Spartina alternaflora).
 

Zachary Schang explains the importance of native marsh grasses such as Smooth Cordgrass (Spartina alternaflora) for habitat stability and aquatic life at Project GreenShores.

 

Stone Crab

Stone Crabs (above), Pufferfish (below, left) and a Spider Crab (below, right) are examples of aquatic species that can be found within the saltmarsh habitat at Project GreenShores.

Pufferfish and Hermit CrabsSpider Crab

To schedule a Project GreenShores Tour, please contact: Beth Fugate
 

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Last updated: January 23, 2013

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