The Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority has been gifted a parcel of land in the Guinea area of lower Gloucester County that will support passive recreation and be a natural area for flood mitigation.
The seven acres of tidal and non-tidal wetlands on Kings Creek Road will be recognized as the Powers-King Nature area, where outdoors enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, birding and boating. The land is also a natural area for flood mitigation to help protect families from the region’s most critical natural hazard—flooding from severe storms.
“It is through generous donations that the Public Access Authority can provide outdoor recreation opportunities at different scales for the citizens of Gloucester and the Middle Peninsula to enjoy,” said Lewie Lawrence, executive director of the Middle Peninsula District Planning Commission and secretary/lead planner for the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority. “This particular parcel will help to protect the f...
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