Benefits of Restoration

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Restoration or revitalization of habitats in the Hudson River Estuary will:

  • Protect and improve water quality

  • Enhance natural beauty and provide open space and recreational opportunities

  • Revitalize and create habitats for fish, wildlife, plants, and increase biodiversity in the region

  • Reduce flooding impacts and protect community assets

  • Prevent eroded soil from smothering underwater habitats

  • Improve sediment quality and eventually reduce fish contamination

  • Sustain Hudson River fisheries and wildlife

 

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