All who live in Hough’s Neck should be asking this question!
Tuesday April 19, 2005
Marshmadness is a quality of life and safety based project designed to
safeguard our homes, our families, and our kids.
Hough’s Neck has almost 300 acres of marshland, both salt and freshwater,
surrounded by 7 miles of coastline. Our goal is to restore tidal flow to long
neglected sections of marsh, while improving flood, fire, and mosquito
control. Proper marsh management can eliminate over 90% of our mosquito
We will reintroduce a fish hatchery to our neighborhood and provide habitat
for birds not seen here for generations. Add to all this new salt ponds with
wading birds, Osprey Towers, bird boxes, and great views!
This is the best wetland restoration project in the State and I want you to
know what’s going on.
Ask questions or just enjoy a cup of coffee with your neighbors while a slide
show details what we’ve done, why it’s been done, and what’s next.
Check out our website www.marshmadness.org .
Look at the link to Norfolk County Mosquito control. I love these guys!
They combine brains and bulldozers to create wetlands that work for us, not
Also, look at the Conservation Law Foundation:
the oldest and best environmental group in the Nation, and just one of the
groups funding this project.
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Hope all is well with you and yours
Feel free to call or e-mail me anytime
P.J. Foley (617) 479-3800
KEEPING YOU INFORMED OF OUR ON-GOING WORK
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