The Draft Great Marsh Coastal Wetlands Restoration Plan is an online resource intended to help communities in the Great Marsh region on the North Shore of Massachusetts identify and restore degraded and former coastal wetland habitats. The Draft Plan presents maps, photos, and descriptions of 121 potential and completed salt marsh restoration sites. Use the links below or to the left to explore the website.
Visit the What's New page to learn of recent developments at sites identified in the Plan.
This link provides information on navigating the Plan, Interactive Map, Sites Table, and site specific web pages.
Table is sortable by several attributes and provides links to information, maps, and photos of each restoration site.
Map displays interactive links to information, maps, and photos for each site, as well as a list of site links organized by town.
Links to email for comment submission .
Provides guidelines on submitting a comment on the Plan.
Provides a summary of comments received on the Plan.
Provides an overview of the Draft Plan.
Provides background information on wetlands restoration.
Describes methods used in plan development and site identification.
Summarizes information on sites identified in the Plan.
Lists WRP's key partners in Great Marsh restoration efforts.
Provides links to Great Marshr reources and organizations.
Summarizes steps to move towards restoration of potential projects.
Preparation and production of the Plan were made possible though support from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management's Wetlands Restoration Program and by generous donations from the Massachusetts Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership (CWRP). Individual CWRP donors were: Capaccio Environmental Engineering, Duke Energy, National Grid, Raytheon, and The Gillette Company. The header image for the Draft Great Marsh Plan is adapted from a photograph taken by Stephen Gersh.