The Big Egg Marsh Restoration Project Meets Mankind

The Big Egg Marsh Restoration Project Meets Mankind by Rawle C. Jackman The Big Egg Marsh Experiment was a project to restore two acre parcel of salt marsh in the Jamaica Bay of New York. The salt marshes here are important to the ecosystem. They provide a habitat for fish and other sea life. Salt marsh grasses decompose into nutritious broth of plant material that is a form a food more the marine life. I took a stroll there along the waterfront one day and to my dismay discovered what can happen when man's inconsiderate nature takes hold. Below are some images of what I saw that day. We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.- -Margaret Mead

The Big Egg Marsh Restoration Project Meets Mankind by Photographer Rawle c. Jackman

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