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Rooney-Shoreline Park

County: Hancock
Total acreage: 0.1 acres
Conservation method: Donation
Date acquired: 12/30/10

 

This estuarine “high marsh” provides wildlife habitat, buffer against storms, attenuate floodwaters, control erosion, and protect water quality by acting as filters of a wide range of pollutants.

Dominant plant species observed on the property include eastern baccharis (Baccharis halimifolia), common reed (Phragmites australis), seaside goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens), and various other goldenrod species (Solidago spp.).