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saltmarsh

[′sȯlt‚märsh]
(ecology)
A maritime habitat found in temperate regions, but typically associated with tropical and subtropical mangrove swamps, in which excess sodium chloride is the predominant environmental feature.
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Saltmarsh yesterday gave his first account of his involvement in Adams' dodgy business, the court heard.
The second, and perhaps more controversial, challenge to the civic engagement movement described by Saltmarsh and Hartley is that it must be willing to be far more bold in both its politics and actions.
"The ACA has done three important things—it's done away with the 'pre-existing condition' justification for denying care, ended gender-based discrimination, and enabled children to stay on their parents' policies up to age 26," Saltmarsh points out.
The court also heard details of a second conspiracy to supply mephedrone or "M-cat" to South Wales via defendant Richard Saltmarsh, 35 and Andrew Clay, 38.
Cunningham Jnr, 26, also of Sutton Road, Askern; Darren Squire, 43, of Manor Road, Askern; Jason Hazell, 43, of Spa Terrace, Askern; and Triston Saltmarsh, 34, of Sutton Road, Askern; deny the same charge.
The breaches will allow the tide coming up the estuary to wash in and out, thereby creating a significant new area of inter-tidal mudflat and saltmarsh. This will support a variety of bird species whose populations are at risk because of gradual loss of suitable habitat over time.
During the winter they flock in coastal locations, especially those with saltmarshes or plenty of grassy areas and maritime weeds.
Saltmarshes are an important habitat for wading birds and wildfowl.
Andrew Lockhart, prosecuting, said the prosecution case centred on phone records and photographs showing the three defendants with Saltmarsh, Richardson and Thomas Maloney.
Chester and Saltmarsh led Marist in scoring with 12 and 10 points, respectively, while Singer and Angie Sammons added eight apiece.
But Scottish Natural Heritage say it will damage the protected 370-acre Skinflats saltmarsh and destroy the feeding grounds of rare birds.