Salt Water Marsh

Overview

In addition to the freshwater enhancement marshes, the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary also includes brackish and salt water marshes. These different marshes encourage a mixture of plants and animals that occur in undisturbed tidal estuaries.

Sunset at marsh

Figure1: A tidal gate on the salt water Butcher Slough.

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