Daily Archives: November 26, 2012

Mill Creek Marsh Is Open Again — Thanks, Volunteers!

The trail system at Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus is now open again to the public — thanks in large part to the 32 folks who gave up their Sunday morning to clean up the trails and adjacent marsh.

No spectacularly wacky debris was found — DSCN2593-001just several coconuts, a lot of plastics and styrofoam, and mostly small assorted other debris. 

We did find a lot of damaged Tree Swallow boxes. Note to the community groups who build these wonderful  boxes: Please use stronger nails in the future! : – )

A dramatic before and after shot of one wrack-covered section of Mill Creek Marsh trail, taken by Megan Helsel, follows. (Thanks, Megan!)

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