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Project completed to restore tidal flow to New Haven’s West River

Jun 4th, 2012 | By

Volunteers planted Joe-Pye weed and bone set at Duck Pond in Edgewood Park in New Haven’s Westville section. They staked holes in the mud to plant the shallow water plants in the marshy meadow of the restored Edgewood Park Duck Pond. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.

New tide gates slated along West River in New Haven

Jan 23rd, 2012 | By

One of the largest wetlands-restoration efforts in a Connecticut urban area is under way along the West River between Route 1 and Chapel Street, where three new self-regulating tide gates soon will restore more natural salinity to 50 acres of lush tidal marsh. The New Haven Register reports.