Strategies for the Marsh: The Eco-Edge

Summary

Urban development has negatively impacted Nassau County’s wetlands. Over the past 70 years, southern Nassau County’s bay areas have lost a sizable portion of their wetlands. Wetlands—and, in particular, saltwater marshes—play a critical role in buffering coastal communities. Wetland eradication has left Nassau bay communities more vulnerable to storm surge.

Part of Solution

  • Living With The Bay: Resiliency For Nassau County

  • Building Block Stage

    • Ideation - Defining idea(s) to develop and test

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