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SSRFP 2015 Fieldwork

The floor of the marsh is a thick mat of roots. Marc Jimenez pounds a stake through for anchoring the covering, with (right to left) Bing Liang, Julissa Nunez and Shanon Dempster. It takes about two years for phragmites to die and native species, such as spartina and hibiscus, to start growing back.

The floor of the marsh is a thick mat of roots. Marc Jimenez pounds a stake through for anchoring the covering, with (right to left) Bing Liang, Julissa Nunez and Shanon Dempster. It takes about two years for phragmites to die and native species, such as spartina and hibiscus, to start growing back.


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