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Break for Science - Mentor Marsh: History, Tragedy & Recovery

Presented by Cleveland Museum of Natural History at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland OH

Sep 21 2023
Break for Science - Mentor Marsh: History, Tragedy & Recovery

Our new monthly lecture series, Break for Science, is designed with our adult audiences in mind. Join other lifelong learners for enriching discussions, sneak peeks at emerging research findings, and firsthand insights from experts in the field.

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve is a National Park Service–designated Natural Landmark and a National Audubon Society Important Birding Area. This 801-acre wetland suffered dramatically in 1966 when salt-mine tailings leached into Blackbrook Creek. Within a decade, the 4-mile-long wetland basin was overrun with invasive species, which nearly wiped out native plants.
In 2015, the Museum’s Natural Areas team guided a massive restoration project. ... view more »


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