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West River Tidal Marsh Restoration Celebration and Volunteer Planting Event

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West River Tidal Marsh Restoration Celebration and Volunteer Planting Event

Time: June 2, 2012 from 10am to 1pm
Location: Edgewood Park Duck Pond
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://binged.it/N0A2HI
Phone: 203-787-0646
Event Type: volunteer
Organized By: Save the Sound
Latest Activity: May 31, 2012

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On Saturday, Save the Sound will be hosting a celebration and volunteer planting event commemorating the completion of the West River Tidal Restoration Project in New Haven.Please join project partners, elected officials, community members, and volunteers on Saturday, June 2 at 10:00 AM at the Edgewood Park Duck Pond. Parking can be found along both sides of Chapel Street between Yale Avenue and Ella T. Grasso Boulevard.

 

All are welcome to come celebrate the West River Tidal Restoration Project and to stay for a planting of native tidal plants at the newly-enhanced Duck Pond area.

Refreshments and some tools will be provided, though volunteers are asked to bring a shovel and boots if they have them. Please RSVP to Save the Sound's Kierran Broatch at kbroatch@savethesound.org if you wish to volunteer or just attend.

The West River project includes the installation of three new self-regulating tide gates, which will increase tidal flow, improving water quality and fish passage and restoring up to 80 acres of tidal marsh in and around West River Memorial Park.

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