Nov 13, 2019

SFEI scientist Julie Beagle was consulted to discuss the value of wetlands at the Bay's edge in Newark, where a controversial new development is planned for an area adjacent to critical marshland.

A long-brewing environmental battle over plans to build nearly 500 single-family homes on a large swath of property right next to Newark’s wetlands is coming to a head Thursday, when the City Council is to consider approving the massive development.

Environmentalists and residents who believe the site is better suited for wetlands restoration than pricey homes have lined up against city officials...

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By: 
Joseph Geha
Associated Staff: 
Programs and Focus Areas: 
Resilient Landscapes Program
Integrative Geomorphology