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Alternatives for Restoring the Natural Habitat of Cranberry Bogs - a Two-Part Info Session
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Join us for a two-part event for landowners and local communities with information about options forland protection and wetland restoration. Participants will explore the benefits and process of transitioning retiring cranberry bog land back to historical wetland ecosystems. Learn about funding, and technical assistance opportunities, and outcomes of restoration on natural systems through NatureBased Solutions and pro-active partnerships.

When: Monday, December 9, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Lakeville Public Library
4 Precinct Street
Lakeville, Massachusetts  02347
United States
Contact: Helen Zincavage

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Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration(DER), Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SPREDD), Barnstable Clean Water Coalition, US EPA Office of Research and Development, and The Nature Conservancy are co-hosting...


Alternatives for Restoring the Natural Habitat of Cranberry Bogs


DAY 1 Retired or Considering Retirement from Cranberry Bog Farming?

Initiatives, Partnerships, and Outcomes


Monday, December 9, 2019 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Lakeville Public Library 4 Precinct Street, Lakeville, MA 02347


Topics and Speakers:

• Building Partnerships, Working Together, Bill Napolitano, SRPEDD

• Restoring Our Wetlands: An option on retired cranberry bog farmland, Alex Hackman, DER

• Growers Perspective, Brian Wick, CCCGA

• Land Conservation and Financial Incentives, Helen Castles, MA NRCS

• Engaging Municipalities, Kim Tower, Town of Plymouth

A Landowner Perspective, Glorianna Davenport, Tidmarsh Farms 


To register click HERE


DAY 2 What does it Take to Restore?

Ideas to Optimize Ecological and Community Co-Benefits


Friday, December 13, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM Cape Cod Community College 2240 Lyannough Rd, West Barnstable, MA 02668


Marstons Mills Cranberry Bog Restoration Workshop:

• Mechanisms and quantification of nitrogen removal

• Information and efforts needed to pilot test, evaluate, and implement restoration activities

• Permitting needs

• Design and engineering approaches

• Vision for Three Bays

• Break out-Groups to discuss restoration efforts


To Register click HERE .

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