The Messy Business of Oak Woodland Restoration

On August 9th, 2019 an early version of the reconfigured Oaks-to-Wetlands trail opened at Ridgefield NWR’s Carty Unit. And yes, it looks decidedly different from the pre-Oak Release version of the trail. Rest assured that this is just the beginning of a long-term vision for a sustainable habitat and tremendous visitor experience.

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Chicken Creek Construction Rolling Along

If you haven’t had a chance to see it yet, contractors are out in the wetland, working hard and laying the groundwork for the real digging to begin. This past week, crews mobilized their heavy equipment and staged it along the lateral ditch road in preparation for the work to begin.

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Todd McKinney