Fletcher Creek Preserve - Rehabilitated Quarry

Our species needs rock, but we don’t have to create massive pits that destroy vital ecosystems, ruin valuable farmland and jeopardize water supplies in the process. Fletcher Creek Ecological Preserve is a good example of a smaller quarry that was turned into a rare wetland and large green space for the public to enjoy.

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By N. Glenn Perrett

Published in the "Sideroads of Wellington" (Fall 2012)