Rivercrest Park Living Shoreline Project, Hillsborough County

 

General Project Information

 

Project footprint:

700 linear feet

Location:

4802 N River Blvd., Tampa, FL

Can it be visited by the public?

Yes

Coordinating organization:

City of Tampa (COT)

Timeline

 

Start date and completion date:

2002-2003

Other relevant timeline information:

  • 2002 secured funding (TSRI &NFWF)
  • 2002 design & permit acquisition
  • 2003 construction; softening of shoreline, installation of Fibrelog and plant installation

Project Components

 

Type of project:

Vegetation with Fibrelog (temporary protection – 18 months)

Materials:

Other native plants and Coir fiber/coconut

Energy level:

LOW
 

Optional information

 

Plant species included:

Spartina alterniflora, Spartina patens, Spartina bakerii, Paspalum vaginatum

Source of materials:

Nursery stock for herbaceous species

Cultch material used:

N/A

Cost per linear foot:  

$200/l.f.

Contact for more information:

Karla Price – Karla.Price@ci.tampa.fl.us  Phone: 813.274.5134
 

Testimonial from user:

Thomas F. Ries – tries@scheda.com  Phone: 813.989.9600