Marine Discovery Center, New Smyrna Beach, Fl.

Salt Marsh Restoration, NSB

Rip-Rap and Spartina

Rip-rap (limestone)

Coir fiber, coconut

100s of volunteers helped to make this happen

Oyster Bags

LSL Samples at Saltmarsh Restoration

Terrace

Oyster Bags, redeemed sea wall

Redeemed Sea Wall

Spartina plantings

Sunshine Mimosa

Shoreline features cost breakdown groupings from cheapest to most expensive (2015):

1. Native plants (with optional shoreline contouring): $25-200 per LF (avg $112.50)

2. Native plants and oyster mats/bags (with optional shoreline contouring): $35-250 per LF (avg $142.50)

3. Retaining wall** (wood/stone) and native plants (with optional shoreline contouring):
$150-200 per LF (avg $175.00)

4. Rip-rap (limestone)(with optional shoreline contouring): $125-250 per LF (avg $187.50)
Fabriform*** (concrete Filterpoint style): $125-250 per LF (avg $187.50)

5. Retaining wall (wood/stone) and native plants and oyster mats/bags (with optional shoreline contouring): $160-250 per LF (avg $205.00)

6. Terrace (2or3-tier) using wood/stone and native plants (shoreline contouring required):
$150-275 per LF (avg $212.50)

7. Rip-rap (limestone) and native plants (with optional shoreline contouring): $130-300 per LF (avg $215.00)

8. Fabriform (concrete Filterpoint style) and native plants: $130-300 per LF (avg $215.00)

9. Fabriform (concrete Filterpoint style) and oystermats/bags: $135-300 per LF (avg $217.50)

10. Terrace (2or3-tier) using wood/stone and native plants and oyster mats/bags (shoreline contouring required): $160-325 per LF (avg $242.50)
Rip-rap (limestone) and oyster mats/bags (with optional shoreline contouring): $140-350 per LF (avg $245.00)
Fabriform (concrete Filterpoint style) and native plants and oyster mats/bags: $140-350 per LF (avg $245.00)

11. Seawall* alone (vinyl with concrete cap): $250-350 per LF (avg $300.00)

12. Seawall (vinyl with concrete cap) and oyster mats/bags: $260-400 per LF (avg $330.00)

13. Seawall (vinyl with concrete cap) and rip-rap planter and native plants: $275-375 per LF (avg $325.00)

14. Seawall (vinyl with concrete cap) and rip-rap toe: $275-425 per LF (avg $350.00)

15. Seawall (vinyl with concrete cap) and rip-rap planter and native plants and oyster mats/bags: $285-425 per LF (avg $355.00)

16. Seawall (vinyl with concrete cap) and rip-rap toe and native plants: $280-475 per LF (avg $377.50)

17. Seawall (vinyl with concrete cap) and rip-rap toe and native plants and oyster mats/bags:
$290-525 per LF (avg $407.50)

*seawalls can be constructed of other materials besides vinyl (eg concrete, wood, metal) and are more expensive than vinyl

**retaining walls can be constructed of other materials besides wood/stone (eg concrete, metal) and are more expensive than vinyl

***(quoted as $6-7 per sq foot at www.fabriform1.com):
In general, when retrofitting, native plants can be added for $5-50 per LF and oyster mats/bags can be added for $10-50 per LF