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Living Shorelines Resources and Contacts

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Agencies & Organizations

Articles & Projects

 


On-line Course

Creating Living Shorelines - an on-line course with 3 modules that provides information about ecosystem services and how to choose and design living shoreline methods.

Funding

- Living Shorelines Grant Program administered by the Chesapeake Bay Trust in conjunction with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Restoration Center

- National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund

Publications for Download

shoreline construction

Comparing Communities on the York River (2012)

The Stability of Living Shorelines

The Stability of Living Shorelines - An Evaluation (2007)

shoreline studies report

Living Shoreline Design Guidelines for Shore Protection in Virginia's Estuarine Environments - report from VIMS Shoreline Studies Program with extensive design considerations, design examples, and site evaluations.

summit cover

Management, Policy, Science, and Engineering of Nonstructural Erosion Control in the Chesapeake Bay: Proceedings of the 2006 Living Shoreline Summit (4.4 MB)

Stewardship Initiative

Living Shorelines, Stewardship Initiative - describes 7 components of collaborative partnerships and projects

Living Shorelines for Chesapeake Bay

Living Shorelines for the Chesapeake Bay (2007) - from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation showing the ideal living shoreline and assisting with site conditions.

nc federation

NC Coastal Federation Non-Structural Alternative - a guide for erosion control targeted toward NC shoreline property owners

Rivers & Coast

Rivers & Coast - Living shorelines issue of CCRM newsletter

natural approach

The Natural Approach - ideas for shoreline management other than bulkheading with contacts for MD residents

think green

Think Green - alternative shoreline management options with illustrating photographs

 

VA CZM Fact Sheet

VA CZM Fact Sheet - The natural approach to controlling shoreline erosion

 

why living shorelines

Why Living Shorelines - the functions and benefits of living shorelines

performance of sills

Performance of Sills: St. Mary’s City, Maryland – report from VIMS Shoreline Studies Program

Shore Erosion Control Guidelines for Waterfront Property Owners 2nd Edition – from the Maryland Department of the Environment

Shoreline Erosion Control Using Marsh Vegetation and Low-Cost Structures – a report from North Carolina Sea Grant

Constructed Wetlands for Shoreline Erosion Control: Field Assessment and Data Management – report from the University of Maryland and Maryland Department of the Environment



Agency Contacts


Organizations


Articles

- Shoring Up Coasts Against Erosion - Chesapeake Bay Journal, November 2005


Presentations

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performance of sills Constructed Wetlands for Shoreline Erosion Control: Field Assessment and Data Management Shoreline Erosion Control Using Marsh Vegetation and Low-Cost Structures Shore Erosion Control Guidelines for Waterfront Property Owners 2nd Edition