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NOAA's Restoration Center Collection
Catalog of Images

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The principal investigator for this restoration project at Indian River lagoon works at cutting Brazilian Pepper out of the canopy.
Florida, Broward County, Indian River Lagoon October 1996
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Cutting Brazilian Pepper from mangrove habitat.
Florida, Broward County, Indian River Lagoon October 1996
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This image shows the area cleared during the restoration. Mangroves are in the foreground.
Florida, Broward County, Indian River Lagoon October 1996
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Mangrove seedlings are placed in PVC pipes to protect them from boat wakes caused by boats traveling at high speeds in the shallow estuarine waters of the Indian River Lagoon. The PVC protects them until they are large enough to establish themselves in the marine environment. The mangrove seedlings in the PVC are approximately one year old plants.
Florida, Broward County, Indian River Lagoon October 1996
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Mangrove seedlings are placed in PVC pipes to protect them from boat wakes caused by boats traveling at high speeds in the shallow estuarine waters of the Indian River Lagoon. The PVC protects them until they are large enough to establish themselves in the marine environment. The mangrove seedlings in the PVC are approximately one year old plants.
Florida, Broward County, Indian River Lagoon October 1996
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A one year old mangrove seedling is protected from high speed boat wakes by a PVC cage.
Florida, Broward County, Indian River Lagoon October 1996
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A group of mangrove seedlings are protected by PVC pipes at a marina in Florida.
Florida, Broward County, Indian River Lagoon October 1996
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One year old mangrove seedlings are protected from high speed boat wakes by a PVC cage.
Florida, Broward County, Indian River Lagoon October 1996
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One year old mangrove seedlings are protected from high speed boat wakes by a PVC cage.
Florida, Broward County, Indian River Lagoon October 1996
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An aerial view of Chandeleur Islands.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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An aerial view of Chandeleur Islands.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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Spartina alterniflora plants stockpiled prior to planting.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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Contractor drilling holes in sand flat, dropping in fertilizer pellet and then planting.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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Contractor and NMFS manager explaining the project to the media.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A view of the area after the plants were installed.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A view of the area after the plants were installed.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A view of the area after the plants were installed.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A view of the area after the plants were installed.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A view of the area after the plants were installed.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A view of the area after the plants were installed.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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Plants showing one year of growth from the pilot test project.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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Contractor drilling holes in sand flat, dropping in fertilizer pellet and then planting.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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Reporters photographing pilot test plantings.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A juvenile blue crab in the shallow waters near the plantings.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A series of recently installed plants.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A close - up of a recently installed plant.
Louisiana, Chandeleur Islands, St. Bernard Parish June 25, 2001
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A wooden bulkhead protects the end of an oil and gas pipeline on the Gulf of Mexico. The restoration was conducted to fortify this area as it filled repeatedly with water.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Area 2; southeast view of the bulkhead, beach and dunes.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Area 2; southeast view from the bulkhead looking down the beach towards Area 1.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Area 2; a northwest view of the bulkhead.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Area 2; a northwest view of the beach and dunes.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Between areas 1 and 2, a northwest view of the beach and dunes. Placing rock to fortify the shoreline and beach and maintain a separation between the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Canal.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Area 1; a southeast view of the narrowest section of beach that shows evidence of overwashing.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Area 1; a southeast view of the narrowest section of beach showing evidence of overwashing.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Area 1; a southeast view of the narrowest section of beach showing evidence of overwashing.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Southeast of area 1; the northwest view of the beach area fronting the eastern end of Mobile Canal.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Southeast of area 1; a southeast view of the beach area fronting the eastern end of Mobile Canal.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Southeast of area 1; a north northeast view from the beach towards Mobile Canal showing part of the Mobile Oil facility in the background.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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The Mobile Oil facility off Mobile Canal.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Area 1; a south southwest view from Mobile Canal looking across the narrowest section of beach. The Gulf of Mexico is in the background.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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Roles of geofabric cloth (white) and geogrid (black) on the beach. These materials were used extensively in the restoration.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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A close up of the breach at ground view.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana April 17, 1997
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A crane loads rock from the barge into a truck.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana April 17, 1997
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Another view of the crane loading rock into the truck.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana April 17, 1997
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Plug 4 at the south end of Transco Canal.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana April 17, 1997
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Another view of the plug 4 at the south end of Transco Canal.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana April 17, 1997
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Plug 6 at the Transco Canal.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana April 17, 1997
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An aerial view of the construction. Placing a roll of filter cloth and geogrid on the surface, rock is then placed on top of the fabric.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana April 17, 1997
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Between areas 1 and 2, a northwest view of the beach and dunes.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana March 25, 1997
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An aerial view of the construction at area 1.
Point Au Fer Island, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana April 17, 1997

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