The Army has been creating an island since 1998 on the Northeast coast of the United States. Slowly, the US Army Corps of Engineers built dikes to establish its perimeter. They spent more than a decade filling them with mud.
Its name: Poplar island. It seems like a perfect place for a mystery movie with secret labs and mutants. Right now, the island is a wildlife sanctuary, home of 170 species of birds “including terns and bald eagles” as well as hundreds of diamondback terrapins.
Meanwhile back at the farm, that pothole down the road…..yep, still there. Hope they built the dikes a little stronger than those in New Orlean’s.