Environmental Project Could Lead To Restoration Of Mission Bay Marshland
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
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An effort to uncover how much carbon is hidden under Mission Bay could lead to future restoration and redevelopment of the marsh.
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A project aimed at restoring the marshland habitat around Mission Bay could be a plus for the environment and be an economic windfall for San Diego.
That’s because the carbon that may be trapped in the existing wetlands could be used to offset pollution goals for the city.
However, the ReWild Mission Bay proposal competes with an alternative proposal to cut back on marshland and build more amenities around Mission Bay.
A coalition of the Audubon Society, the Kumeyaay Nation and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego are urging the city to study and adopt the marshland reclamation plan, ReWild Mission Bay.
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