Oshawa's Second Marsh: A Case Study

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So far, many measures have been taken to conserve Oshawa’s Second Marsh. Firstly, a dike was created along Harmony Creek to prevent the sediment- and nutrient-overloaded water from directly entering the marsh, which can improve water quality (Wilcox & Whillans, 1999). A fish pathway has been built along the dike, which can used to prevent carp from getting into the wetland, and a water-control structure was also constructed, which allows water to get in or out when required (Wilcox & Whillans, 1999). Secondly, several methods, including physical harvesting, chemical control, and biological control, have been used to control and manage invasive species (Wilcox & Whillans, 1999). And, variety of native vegetation was planted in the Marsh. For
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