About Floodplains & Waterways

Restoration of Marshy Hope Creek at Federalsburg, MD

The Marshy Hope Creek Riparian and Wetland Restoration Project was a multi-agency effort to reverse the effects of decades of environmental and ecologic impact and disturbance. The history of Marshy Hope Creek includes severe flood events, major reconstruction and, finally, riparian and wetland restoration. Follow the links below to learn about the dramatic transformation of this waterway over time.

A Case Study in Changing Management Practices

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The Contruction Phase

The Restoration Phase

News Article: MD Environment