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Louisiana Coastal Exchange

Marsh Restoration Utilizing Small Dredge Technology

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During 2010-2013, a custom-built mini dredge filled 1.5 acres of open water with material from an adjacent canal. In 2015 a small dredge filled an additional 15 acres of open water with material from an adjacent canal.  Subsequent natural plant colonization and recruitment has resulted in 10 acres of new marsh by July 2018. This […]