Creation of New Wetlands through Elevation

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Figure 9: Galveston Island State Park, TX. Reticulated grid pattern in upper center of photograph is a complex of wetlans restored to a previously subsided area through the placement of fill material and transplanting of vegetation. The grid provides for maximum edge, the single most important factor in ecological success of constructed tidal wetlands. Google Maps image captured January 2007.

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