Ithaca Environment

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Danby Residents Preserve Wetlands

Danby residents are working to preserve wetlands that are the homes to beavers, herons, and many other birds.

DANBY - Searching for help in preserving and restoring a total of 115 acres of wetlands located right in the backyards of four Danby landowners wasn't hard to find.

Upon realizing the desire and need to keep his portion of the wetlands intact, Danby resident Alan Wagner contacted U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. From there, a partnership among the Upper Susquehanna Coalition (USC), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Partners program and the landowners was formed to restore between 15 and 25 acres of the wetland complex.

Read the article in the Ithaca Journal.