Hear from Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary & Arboretum about their restoration project of about two acres of wetland, and the installation of other storm water management measures over roughly six acres.
WWA and ASFPM hosted a recent workshop with Ashland area road crews, town and county officials, and other stakeholders from the region and state to encourage wetland and floodplain restoration.
If our vision is to get wetland conservation moving throughout the state at the immense scale needed to address our statewide needs, why is WWA involved in some small-scale, placed-based projects? That’s a good question. Let’s break it out.
Mississippi River habitat restoration is an art that blends an understanding of historical events, science, insight, communication, and societal desires.
The problems and solutions to situations like the one in Fancy Creek are complex and require more than any one landowner, organization, or agency can offer. This is why collaborating with partners is essential to expand the base of knowledge, grow interest, and obtain commitments to work toward restoration.