From Spoil to Splendor: A Story of Chesapeake Bay Island Restoration at Poplar Island

U.S. Department of the Interior, Rachel Carson Room @ 1849 C St NW, Washington, DC 20006

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Join Peter McGowan, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Wildlife Biologist to learn more about the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island.

Join Peter McGowan, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Wildlife Biologist to learn more about the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island. This restoration project uses clean dredged material from the shipping channels near Baltimore, Maryland, to create remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay for the benefit of wildlife. The presentation will also highlight the role the USFWS plays in wildlife management at the site.

Special Assistance - For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.

Building Access - All adults must present a valid photo ID to enter the building. All visitors will be subject to security screenings, including bag and parcel checks.

Location - The Rachel Carson Room is located next to the basement cafeteria of the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC, 20240.



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