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Update: Lines In The Marsh Here’s What I Found Out

Who cuts the symmetrical lines in the marshes?  It’s obviously done to provide salt water with nutrients and keep the marsh healthy (that didn’t sound very scientific did it?)

Can someone clue us in as to what they are about and who cuts them in or cut them in and how are they maintained?  This is just a random screen shot of a google map near Farnhams in Essex MA


There are several links to websites which explain how they came to be and yes it was a WPA  depression project designed for mosquito control.

Good articles about it can be read here and here

Penelope Crane also forwarded this

Jones River Fans

Beautiful sunset at Jones River Marsh tonight. I was able to take a few pictures and meet a fun Gloucester couple.

Meet John & Colleen. They both love taking photographs, sunsets, and the local Gloucester music scene.  They hadn’t heard about GMG, but I have a feeling they will be dedicated GMG readers from now on!

– Alicia