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In light of Friends of the Ellisville Marsh's mission, the non-profit pursues multiple environmental monitoring programs in coordination with 3rd parties such as the Massachusetts Audubon Society, the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, and the Massachusetts Department of Marine Fisheries.

Monitoring programs presently encompass:

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  • Threatened Bird Species
  •  Shellfish
  • Fin Fish
  • Wetlands Vegetation
  • Offshore Eelgrass
  • Water Quality
  • Beach and Barrier Spit Topography
  • Tidal Inlet, Barrier Spit, and Harbor Photography
  • Tidal Range

For a detailed description of monitoring activities download the Environmental Monitoring Report (PDF) here .