Parker-Ipswich-Essex Rivers Restoration Partnership

Nancy Pau, wildlife biologist at Parker River Refuge, explains a ditch remediation technique used to restore natural marsh habitat and tidal flow in the Great Marsh. Credit: Margie Brenner/USFWS

Status

Complete (2013)

Lead Organization: Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Project Contact: Nancy Pau (PRNWR)

About the Project

In 2012 -2013, the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and scientists from the University of New Hampshire conducted a novel research project which filled mosquito ditches originally constructed in the 1930’s to restore natural hydrology and marsh function.

Location

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Newbury and Rowley

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