From farmland to wetland

Zach Garmoe checks the species of a wetland plant in a forest project near Frankford. The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays is helping transform a piece of old farmland owned by Sussex County into a wetlands forest as part of efforts to restore the area's forestlands.

Staff Reporter

Laura Walter is an award-winning reporter on schools, environment, people and history. A graduate of Indian River High School and Washington College, she has rappelled off a building and assisted a magician, and encourages readers to act on local issues.