Mordecai Island
Contractors plant a section of Mordecai Island that had previously been restored with dredged material. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District and its contractor removed critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and used the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island serves two important functions within Barnegat Bay: it provides habitat for wildlife and augments overall coastal resiliency for the backbay communities of Long Beach Island.

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