Mitigation gone wild
Wetland mitigation is abuzz within the aquatic community. Restoring natural wetland environments are good things, but when they interfere with designed uses mitigation can get ugly quick. Native aquatic plants help restore biodiversity, clean water and provide aquatic life with natural habitat. But, when these aquatic plants are not controlled, they easily interfere.
Should you plant native aquatic plants? Yes.
Are they worth the hassle? Yes.
Do they still require maintenance and money to manage them? Yes.