Restoration

Returning tidal flow to southern Maine salt marshes

For centuries, salt marshes have been drained, filled, diked, and otherwise altered. In many places, the changes are permanent. But where it is possible to restore marshes to functioning tidal ecosystems, we work with partners to encourage their recovery.

Restoration Projects

Through these projects with our partners, we have enhanced the health of salt marshes and increased access to inland habitats for migratory fish: