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Fall 2015-Sunset Cove Update

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Update on the Sunset Cove Restoration Project

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Fall 2015-Sunset Cove Update

  1. 1. October, 2015 Elizabeth Jordan, Natural Resources Group Located off of West 19th Road and Cross Bay Blvd, Broad Channel, Borough of Queens SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION
  2. 2. 1994 SHEET 2 / 15 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | History
  3. 3. SHEET 3 / 15 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Project Goals GOALS • Restore 3 to 5 acres of salt marsh and 7 to 9 acres of coastal upland • Increase storm resiliency and wave attenuation with a +8.5 NAVD berm • Provide an opportunity for education and community involvement • Increase the health of Jamaica Bay TOTAL BUDGET: Phase 1 - $7 million DOI-NFWF Grant and DEC Mitigation funding Phase 2 - $500,000 NY Rising PROJECT SIZE: 12 ac
  4. 4. WETLAND CATEGORIES HIGH MARSH NATIONAL WETLANDS INVENTORY INTERMEDIATE MARSH SUNSET COVE SHEET 4 / 15 0’ 10’ 20’ N SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Regulated Wetlands
  5. 5. WETLAND CATEGORIES HIGH MARSH NATIONAL WETLANDS INVENTORY INTERMEDIATE MARSH SUNSET COVE 0’ 10’ 20’ N SHEET 5 / 15 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | National Wetland Inventory
  6. 6. DEBRIS ALONG NORTHERN SHORELINE PAVING AT PROPOSED TIDAL CHANNEL MOUTH SHEET 6 / 15 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Existing Conditions
  7. 7. SITE BOUNDARY EXISTING BULKHEAD JAMAICA BAY SHORELINE DEBRIS NPS PROPERTY LINE VARIOUS DEBRIS PILES SITE ENTRANCE SPARTINA TO BE PROTECTED PANICUM TO BE PROTECTED 0’ 80’ 160’ N SHEET 7 / 15 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Site Analysis
  8. 8. LEGEND HAZARDOUS SOIL REMOVAL SOIL BORING CONTAMINATED SOIL REMOVAL NPS PROPERTY LINE SHEET 8 / 15 0’ 80’ 160’ N SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Soil Removal
  9. 9. FRESHWATER WETLAND BERM WITH PEDESTRIAN PATH GRASSLAND LOW MARSH UPLAND HIGH MARSH SECONDARY CHANNEL SHORELINE AREA PARK ENTRANCE TIDAL CHANNEL MOUTH OVERLOOK OVERLOOK WITH BENCH SHEET 9 / 15 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Schematic Plan 0’ 80’ 160’ N
  10. 10. SHEET 10 / 32 0’ 10’ 20’ N SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Site Section 2 SECTION B SCALE: HORIZONTAL 1" = 20', VERTICAL 1" = 4' PLAN SCALE: 1" = 20' MM/DD/YY DEFAULTXX
  11. 11. 0’ 10’ 20’ N SHEET 11 / 32 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Site Section 2 SECTION B SCALE: HORIZONTAL 1" = 20', VERTICAL 1" = 4' PLAN SCALE: 1" = 20' MM/DD/YY DEFAULTXX
  12. 12. LOW MARSH / S. alternaflora HIGH MARSH / J. gerardii HIGH MARSH / S. patens HIGH MARSH / D. spicata HIGH MARSH / S. subulatum UPLAND / P. virgatum UPLAND / B. tinctoria UPLAND / L. japonica UPLAND / C. gravii UPLAND / P. quinquefolia SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Plant Palette SHEET 12 / 15
  13. 13. Soundview Salt Marsh Restoration SHEET 13 / 15 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH | Inspiration

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