New England WSC seminar series Hackman 20190404

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The abandonment of cranberry farmland in southeastern Massachusetts presents an opportunity for wide-scale protection and ecological restoration of coastal wetland systems.  Potentially thousands of acres of Massachusetts’ historic wetlands are now in transition, and there is a state-level political focus on the plight of the cranberry industry. 

Date/Time: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:00 pm

Title: Ecological restoration of abandoned cranberry farmland: Science, practice, and next steps

Presented by: Alex Hackman, Restoration Ecologist/Cranberry Bog Program Manager, Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration

Abstract: PDF document

Location: USGS, Massachusetts Office, Northborough, MA