Burning the marsh at Metro Beach Metropark on the... - Jim West, JW1005pr16.jpg

Burning the marsh at Metro Beach Metropark on the shoreline of Lake St. Clair. The controlled burn to eliminate an invasive grass. Their aim is to restore native vegetation that has been crowded out by Phragmites. The invasive grass Phragmites australis (giant reed) is being removed from 350 acres of marshland. The burning allows light to reach the soil surface, increasing the opportunity for native seeds to grow.The burn is part of a 4-year marsh restoration project at Metro Beach Metropark - Jim West - 2010-04-27
 
 
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