MC-2 Shoreline Stabilization (Martin County)

General Project Information

 

Project footprint:

1.5-acres

Location:

27°11’25″/80°11’15”

Can it be visited by the public?

No –They can travel around the island but there is a no access buffer

Coordinating organization:

Martin County

Timeline

 

Start date and completion date:

2002-present

Other relevant timeline information:

The project included several planting projects dating back over the last 15 years.  Species planted included mangroves and marsh grasses along the island shorelines and upland vegetation in the interior.  Exotic vegetation removal is also completed each year.  Due to bird nesting issues all work must be completed between the months of September and January.

Project Components

 

Type of project:

Breakwater

Materials:

Mangroves, Oyster mats/bags, Other native plants, and Rip-rap

Energy level:

HIGH

Optional information

 

Plant species included:

Red, white and black mangroves, green buttonwood, sea grape and Spartina alterniflora

Source of materials:

Varied

Cultch material used:

 

Cost per linear foot:  

Unknown

Contact for more information:

Michael A. Yustin (772) 220-7114