35 Acres of Indigenous Wildflowers Being Planted Along Atlantic City Expressway

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Things along the Atlantic City Expressway are being spruced up to help the environment.

The South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA) is continuing its efforts to enhance the South Jersey environment by planting 35 acres of indigenous wildflowers at more than 50 locations along the Atlantic City Expressway.

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The flowers will not only help beautify the roadway, but will also play a role in helping to reverse the population decline of bees and butterflies in the area.

They will also reduce storm-water runoff, remove pollutants, and help prevent topsoil from eroding into streams and other waterways.

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