Poplar Island Ecosystem Restoration Project

Project Profile

Project: Maryland Port Authority Property – Ecosystem Restoration Project

Project Sponsor: US Federal Government

Location: Chesapeake Bay – Island Offshore of Talbot County, MD

Scope: Planted nearly 550,000 Spartina alterniflora and Spartina patens plugs, seeded .5 acres with Spartina alterniflora seed, and installed 52,000 LF of goose exclusion fencing throughout an approximately 40 tidal wetland cell. In addition, ER&M prepped and seeded approximately 3 acres of upland slopes, while further enhancing the seeded area with the installation of 400 native shrubs.