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Living Shorelines Legislative Initiative - State and Regional Initiatives

This page provides information and examples of policy and legislation regarding living shorelines in various other states.


Connecticut

connecticut shoreline
Marsh area in Connecticut. Photo Credit: Don Hamerman

Policy
An Act Concerning the Coastal Management Act and Shoreline Flood and Erosion Control Structures
Press
Coastal management legislation balances environmental concerns with property rights - from The Connecticut Mirror

 

Delaware
Delaware living shoreline
Native grasses behind a new living shoreline. Photo Credit: Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

Florida
Florida Bayou Texar After Living Shoreline Treatment
Florida Bayou Texar after establishing a living shoreline project. Photo credit: Florida Department of Environmental Protection


Florida Exemptions from Permitting

Maryland
Maryland Living Shoreline
College Creek living shoreline near Annapolis, Maryland. Photo credit: Jana Davis, Chesapeake Bay Trust

Policy
Funding

North Carolina
North Carolina Living Shoreline at Roanoke Island
A living shoreline project at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo. Photo credit: North Carolina Coastal Federation

Policy
Initiative
North Carolina Coastal Federation

Oregon
Wilson River, Oregon
The Wilson River in Oregon's Coast Range. Photo credit: US Forest Service Aquatic Ecology and Management Team

Incentives
Riparian Lands Tax Incentive
Division 430 Tax Incentive Programs
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