Combining Economic and Ecological Indicators to Prioritize Salt Marsh Restoration Actions

Dr. Marisa Mazzotta, Environmental & Resource Economist, U.S. EPA – Atlantic Ecology Division

bwtm-presentation-mazzottaMarisa Mazzotta presented a case example of a project that applied economic valuation methodologies to prioritize salt marsh restoration actions in a Rhode Island wetland. She explained how the project team designed expert and public surveys to assess the value – in terms of social benefits and ecological benefits – of various restoration options.

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