205 Magee Avenue Tidal Wetland Restoration

Basic Project Information


New Haven
ZIP Code
Site Name
205 Magee Avenue
Habitat Types
Habitat Acres Miles Feet
Tidal Wetlands 1.80 0.00 0.00
Acquisitions/Easements 3.10 0.00 0.00
TOTAL 4.90 0.00 0.00
Funding Sources
Funding Organization Funding Program NFWF-LISFF Funded Amount Amount Awarded Amount Spent
Collins-Magee, LLC
Project Partners
Partners Organization
Collins-Magee, LLC
Cause of Degradation
Fill - Dredge Disposal
Fill - Other
Degradation Description
A small, urban tidal marsh was partially filled and partially drained.
Project Description
A filled tidal wetland was excavated to restore approximately 1.8 acres. The restoration was done in conjunction with the creation of a public park. Overall area for the entire project site is approximately 3.3 acres, 3.1 acres of which were conveyed to the City of Stamford for use as a public park.
Restoration Technique
Creek/Channel Construction
Fill Removal
Land Acquisition
Tidal Flow Restoration
East Branch Rippowam River
Mill River
Rippowam River