CMMCP Wetland Restoration Program:

Town of Fitchburg, Job #578 Electric Avenue – St. Joseph’s Cemetery

All photos by Nicole Granger


 

“Before” condition of project with entire pond overgrown with cattails. Cattail ponds are a significant breeding source for the Cq. perturbans species of mosquito.

 

 

 

The “After” condition of project with pond dredged, from same vantage point as the photo above. This reclaimed pond will entice duck, geese and other open water species, restoring species diversity to the area.