Secaucus Tract

Category: Candidate Restoration/Preservation Site Secaucus Tract

Location: Bordered on the west by the Secaucus High School site and to the east by Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus, Hudson County.

Latitude/Longitude: 40.80313/-74.04427

Current Land Use: Tidal marsh

Size: 42 acres

Current Ownership: Town of Secaucus.

Site Description: The site is currently dominated by common reed (Phragmites australis). Restoration of this site would provide connectivity between the Mill Creek Marsh and Secaucus High School sites to form a large, expanse of contiguous habitat.

Existing Site-Specific Data Inventory

A. Survey, Maps, and GIS

HMD regional data exists inclusive of this site.

B. Real Estate/Ownership

Town of Secaucus (NJMC has a 99-year lease agreement).

C. Site History & Land Use

No data obtained.

D. Biological Studies – Fauna

No data obtained.

E. Biological Studies – General Environmental

No data obtained.

F. Geotechnical

No data obtained.

G. Hydraulics and Hydrology

No data obtained.

H. Water and Sediments

No data obtained.

I. Historical/Cultural Resources

No data obtained.

J. Restoration/Remediation Design Plans

No data obtained.

Site Reports

Site #28 – Secaucus Tract

Category: Candidate Restoration/Preservation Site

Location: Bordered on the west by the Secaucus High School site and to the east by Mill Creek Marsh in Secaucus, Hudson County.

Latitude/Longitude: 40.80313 / -74.04427

Current Land Use: Tidal marsh

Size: 42 acres

Current Ownership: Town of Secaucus (NJMC has a 99-year lease agreement.)

Site Description: The site is currently dominated by common reed (Phragmites australis). Restoration of this site would provide connectivity between the Mill Creek Marsh and Secaucus High School sites to form a large, expanse of contiguous habitat.

Existing Site Specific Data Inventory

* – Report repeated under multiple data categories and/or sites.

A.  Survey, Maps, and GIS

Relevant survey, mapping, and GIS data for the Meadowlands can be found in the Meadowlands-wide site report under data category A.

B.   Real Estate/Ownership

Secaucus Tract is owned by the Town of Secaucus, from whom NJMC has a 99-year lease agreement commencing in September of 1999.

C.  Site History & Land Use

No data obtained.

D.  Biological Studies – Fauna

No data obtained.

E.   Biological Studies – General Environmental

No data obtained.

F.   Geotechnical

No data obtained.

G.  Hydraulics and Hydrology

No data obtained.

H.  Water and Sediments

No data obtained.

I.    Historical/Cultural Resources

No data obtained.

J.   Restoration/Remediation Design Plans

No data obtained.

K. Bibliographic Updates                   

Site #28: Secaucus Tract