Thanks to Commerce, a Dying Island is Reborn

Thanks to Commerce, a Dying Island is Reborn

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poplar-island.jpgPoplar Island, once on the verge of disappearing into the Chesapeake Bay, is now a national model for habitat restoration.

Shipping channels in the Baltimore harbor that needed to be dredged provided the material to rebuild the island for wildlife and tourists — the largest such project ever undertaken by the US Corps of Engineers.

Watch the video below, or at MSNBC

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