South Bay Challenge

The ambitious effort to restore thousands of acres of salt marsh in the South Bay has been germinating for the past decade. Now it’s showtime.

 

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A Tall Order

October 01, 2004 by Glen Martin

There are many factors to consider—from endangered species and sediment deficits to flood control and budget deficits—when you restore 16,500 acres of salt ponds.

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Bay Activist: Florence LaRiviere

October 01, 2004 by Kathleen M. Wong

When Florence LaRiviere heard last year that 16,000 acres of Cargill’s salt ponds had been acquired for restoration, the longtime

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Invitation to a Restoration

October 01, 2004 by Susan Pultz Williams

Planners designing a strategy for one of the biggest wetlands recovery projects ever undertaken in this country—the South Bay salt

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Refuge Volunteer: Eileen McLaughlin

October 01, 2004 by Kathleen M. Wong

The baylands’ swampy smells and power lines are distasteful to many. But to Eileen McLaughlin, Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge

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Scientist: Howard Shellhammer

October 01, 2004 by Kathleen M. Wong

Howard Shellhammer is known as the champion of a very rare mouse. A world expert on the endangered salt marsh

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Shrimper: Tom Laine

October 01, 2004 by Kathleen M. Wong

Tom Laine knew the salt ponds long before they were making salt. “I was born here in 1937, and I’ve

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