I own property in Pennsylvania with a small pond covering 4-5 acres. Over the past 50 years sediment has filled in the pond, converting it into a marsh. Heavy equipment contractors have told me it would be impossible to use bulldozers or back-hoes to dredge, since they would mire themselves in the soft bottom. Can anyone suggest a means by which I could cost-effectively dredge the silt out of the pond?
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