Jensen Beach Boat Ramp Living Shoreline

 

General Project Information

 

Project footprint:

58 linear ft

Location:

27° 13’48.63” 80° 12’58.59”

Can it be visited by the public?

Yes

Coordinating organization:

Martin County Coastal Engineering

Timeline

 

Start date and completion date:

October 2015 to June 2016

Other relevant timeline information:

Project Components

 

Type of project:

Sills

Materials:

Mangroves, Other native plants, and Oyster mats/bags

Energy level:

LOW

Optional information

 

Plant species included:

red mangroves and Spartina alterniflora planted, but plantings did not succeed

Source of materials:

oyster shell – FOS; mangroves – FOS; Spartina – Martin Co.

Cultch material used:

recycled oyster shell

Cost per linear foot:  

$2.77 per bag or $1.85 per linear foot

Contact for more information:

Vincent Encomio – vencomio@floridaocean.org; Kathy Fitzpatrick – kfitzpat@martin.fl.us