Ellmore Living Shoreline, Escambia County, Bayou Texar

 

General Project Information

 

Project footprint:

200 Linear Feet or 0.17 acres

Location:

87° 11’ 8.5”W 30° 26’ 18.8”N

Can it be visited by the public?

View from the water ONLY

Coordinating organization:

Florida DEP NWFLAP

Timeline

 

Start date and completion date:

Installed in 2001

Other relevant timeline information:

This project was completed in 2001 by DEP Ecosystem Restoration Section. Several hundred Spartina alterniflora and Juncus roemerianus were installed along the intertidal zone. Several yards of sand fill was spread along the shoreline prior to planting and a turbidity curtain was deployed waterward of the project for a short period after plants were installed.

Project Components

 

Type of project:

Vegetation Only

Materials:

Other native plants

Energy level:

LOW

Optional information

 

Plant species included:

Spartina alterniflora and Juncus roemerianus

Source of materials:

FDEP native plant nursery supplied local stock of Spartina and Juncus.

Cultch material used:

Limestone rock

Cost per linear foot:  

$15

Contact for more information:

Zachary.Schang@dep.state.fl.us