Poplar Island

Poplar Island At a Glance video overview - 37 seconds Poplar Island, a 1140 acre island in the mid-1800s, whittled down to 3 acres in the late 1900s.  It is being restored from beneficial dredged material from the shipping channels of the Chesapeake Bay the lead to the Port of Baltimore.    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, the Maryland Port Administration, the MD Department of Natural Resources, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Studies are partners to rebuild lost habitat so important to the Chesapeake Bay's ecology.
Poplar Island Marshes, Courtesy: Carlisle Hashim
Poplar Island Marshes, Courtesy: Carlisle Hashim

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