Case Study

Marsh Conservation Planning for Glen Island Park

In 2023, Long Island Sound Study and Warren Pinnacle, in partnership with Westchester County and conservation groups/organizations, have developed a Plan to understand the benefits of, threats to, and recommended conservation actions for marsh ecosystems on Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, NY. The goal of the Plan is to help inform conservation and restoration efforts to maximize marsh ecosystem services under rising sea levels.

Glen Island Park
Study Type: Plan
Impact Information:
This process brought together a diversity of stakeholders to consider management strategies for Glen Island Park.
Period of Completion: 2023
Total Cost: $17,500
Funding Sources: EPA's Long Island Sound Study
Permits Needed: n/a
Contact Info:

Sara Powell,

Nature-based Solutions
Sea Level Rise
Open Resource

Resilience Steps


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