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Wellfleet’S Other Salt Marshes

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Published on December 13, 2008

Author: wbws

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Presentation from 2008 State of Wellfleet Harbor Conference
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Wellfleet’s Other Salt Marshes John Riehl -- Wellfleet Harbor Conference 2008

Wellfleet’s Unrestricted Salt Marshes

Value of the Salt Marshes Primary source of productivity for the Harbor Nursery for fish and other wildlife Storm surge protection Pollution filter

Primary source of productivity for the Harbor

Nursery for fish and other wildlife

Storm surge protection

Pollution filter

Threats to the Marshes Global warming and sea level rise Salt Marsh Die-back Barriers to natural marsh surface replenishment Harbor side and land side Marsh destruction by filling, compaction or ditching

Global warming and sea level rise

Salt Marsh Die-back

Barriers to natural marsh surface replenishment

Harbor side and land side

Marsh destruction by filling, compaction or ditching

Protective Actions Maintain natural tidal regime Allow marshes to migrate landward in response to sea level rise Allow natural harbor sediments to re-nourish marsh surface Do not fill or drive on marshes

Maintain natural tidal regime

Allow marshes to migrate landward in response to sea level rise

Allow natural harbor sediments to re-nourish marsh surface

Do not fill or drive on marshes

(Map showing tidal restrictions in Wellfleet) Wellfleet’s Restricted Salt Marshes

Restoration Issues High coliform bacteria, low oxygen, tidal creek sedimentation, invasive plants Sedimentation, invasive plants Social issues concern in each case Restoration is slow, expensive, controversial MORAL: PROTECT WHAT WE HAVE!

High coliform bacteria, low oxygen, tidal creek sedimentation, invasive plants

Sedimentation, invasive plants

Social issues concern in each case

Restoration is slow, expensive, controversial

MORAL: PROTECT WHAT WE HAVE!

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