Lardner's Point: New Philly park is a restored freshwater marsh

Lardner’s Point: New city park is a plus for nature, too.

This is just one of many habitat restoration projects completed in Philadelphia. Philadelphians have much to be proud about our town’s environmental activities. A four-acre space of concrete riverfront shoreline is returned a freshwater marsh.

Philadelphia is mostly in the Atlantic Coastal Plain, a flat sandy plain that extends eastward to the Atlantic Ocean. Marshes and riverside forests are the natural vegetation of this area. Look for an article on the coastal Plain this Thursday, here on In Season.

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