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Techniques for Creating Living Shorelines

2009 - 2010 Gulf of Mexico Coastal Training
Living shorelines use plants and other natural materials to stabilize the shoreline, minimize coastal erosion and maintain coastal processes while enhancing the natural shoreline habitat for the benefit of property owners, as well as fish and other wildlife. Priority issues to be discussed at this event include ecosystem integration and habitat conservation.

Workshop Highlights:
- Detailed case studies of living shoreline projects in Northwest Florida
- Field excursion to local living shoreline projects
- Guided discussion of the permitting process and funding opportunities for living shorelines in Florida


Location:   Pensacola, Florida, USA
Dates:   June 8-8, 2010
Contact Information:   Amy Gohres: amy@weeksbay.org, +1 251-990-5004
Mike Shelton: michael.shelton@dcnr.alabama.gov, +1 251-928-9792


Home Page URL:   http://gulfalliancetraining.org/detail.aspx?Id=28

Keywords:   Coastal erosion, Living shoreline


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