Partnership representatives planted three trees on the banks of Little Queenstown Creek in honor of the 40th Annual Earth Day.
A group photo of representatives from the various organizations that are partners in the Hail Cove project.
Schuyler Benson, Appropriations Chairman for the Waterfowl Festival, and Judith Price, Festival Executive Director, with the partnership award presented to the Festival.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Deputy Director Daniel Ashe presents a partnership award to Jo Ann Fairchild of the Center for the Environment and Society at Washington College.
Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2010 1:00 am
QUEENSTOWN Representatives of more than a dozen private, public
and corporate partners involved in protecting the shoreline at Hail
Cove on Eastern Neck Island have been recognized for their work by
the Coastal America Partnership.
The Hail Cove Living Shoreline Project demonstrated that
shorelines can be protected through natural means rather than with
revetments that compromise shallow water habitat. It preserves
habitat for shorebirds, waterfowl and terrapins that was being
eroded by wind and waves.
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