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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A request to restore the estuary

March 24, 2022
By Boca Beacon Reader
The entire tidal exchange that nurtured this natural estuary has been entirely blocked and cut off by the construction of Fiddler’s Green; no water passes south of the small bridge across what once was Lemon Creek, and in our driest season, fast approaching, the entire lake upland goes bone dry. Engineering work done by Divers and McCleod in December of 1985 refers to “Lemon Creek” with a line indicating mean high water line, which in my experience is a tidal reference. If the Beacon chooses to print any of this, I would hope that elders of the community that remember the Conway Bridge might speak up, this estuary should be restored. Unlike the tremendous amount of work that has been completed upland by the LBCWP, none would be required u

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