SF Chronicle Coverage of Friday’s Hamilton Airfield Levee Breach

  • by BPC Staff
  • on April 28, 2014

Marin County wetlands rise again in Hamilton airfield restoration

Peter Fimrite

“A cheer went up as salt water from San Pablo Bay poured through a breached levee Friday and flooded old, abandoned Hamilton Field in Novato, a landmark moment in the effort to restore Bay Area marshland habitat.

The levee breach was the last, biggest step in nearly two decades of work by conservationists to reconnect 648 acres – about 1 square mile – of wetlands to the bay and to restore tideland habitat for shorebirds, waterfowl, fish and wildlife.”

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