Living Shorelines That Reduce Soundside Erosion and Provide Coastal Habitat
With increases in shoreline erosion rates expected from rising sea levels and more frequent and intense storms, shoreline protection is now more important than ever. The last few decades have shown that hardened structures like bulkheads are not as effective as living shorelines, and they significantly reduce valuable habitat. Living shorelines offer a more resilient and eco-friendly solution. By reinforcing our shorelines with natural buffers using salt marsh and oyster reefs, we are able to reduce soundside erosion while preserving the natural beauty and productivity of our estuaries. In 2021, we committed to making living shorelines the go-to approach for managing soundside erosion. We will install several large and small-scale living shorelines that continue to showcase the incredible value of living shorelines.
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