Bay Grasses in Classes Living Shoreline at RiverCamps on West Bay

 

General Project Information

 

Project footprint:

300 Linear Feet

Location:

30° 17’ 26.41” N and 85° 48’ 32.90” W

Can it be visited by the public?

Yes. By appointment.

Coordinating organization:

St. Andrew Bay Watch

Timeline

 

Start date and completion date:

October, 2015 – April, 2017

Other relevant timeline information:

All steps of the project installation (grass growing, oyster bag filling, reef construction, grass planting) were completed by Deane Bozeman School students during the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years.

Project Components

 

Type of project:

Breakwater

Materials:

Other native plants and Oyster mats/bags

Energy level:

HIGH
 

Optional information

 

Plant species included:

Spartina alterniflora

Source of materials:

Native commercial stock from a nursery in Pensacola, FL (Rancho la Orquidea). Commercial stock was used to establish a native plant nursery at Deane Bozeman School.

Cultch material used:

Recycled oyster shells purchased from Buddy Ward & Sons and fossilized shell from Gulf Coast Aggregates.

Cost per linear foot:  

TBD

Contact for more information:

livingshorelines@sabrma.org