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Alley Creek Wetlands, A Floristic Quality Assessment

Friday, August 21, 2020

11 a.m. | Online

The Alley Creek wetlands are located at the mouth of Little Neck Bay, in northeastern Queens, NY. Consisting of a tidal estuary bordered by marsh, meadows, ponds, wetland, and upland forests, this ecosystem hosts a considerable diversity of plant life. After years of neglect, this area is being slowly restored to its natural diverse habitat through ongoing projects. Using a combination of technology and field work, a Floristic Quality Assessment was done of the Alley Creek Wetlands which gauges the health of native plant life in light of the recent restoration efforts and provides a methodological foundation for future assessments.

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