Upper Bass River Coastal Habitat Restoration Project

Recipient: Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Project Type: Habitat Restoration

Recommended Funding Amount: $4,666,515

Congressional District(s): MA-09

Summary: This project will restore 57 acres of former cranberry bogs to a functioning wetland system in the Town of Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Restoration activities will include the partial removal of a dam, replacement of a concrete fishway with a natural channel, targeted removal of berms and flow control structures, and replacement of an undersized culvert. This project, in combination with other work in the watershed, will support restoration of over 160 acres of the Bass River ecosystem.

For more information on the Office for Coastal Management grant program funding this project, please visit the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law webpage.