Escambia Bay 1

Escambia Bay 1

Escambia Bay In this LSL example from Escambia Bay, coir logs made of coconut fiber were installed in September 2013 to help stabilize the sediment prior to planting, which occurred in December 2013. The fetch here was between one and three miles, so the site needed a... Read More
Escambia Bay 2

Escambia Bay 2

Escambia Bay   This is an example (before and after) of a LSL from Escambia Bay in which only saltmarsh vegetation (Spartina alterniflora, smooth cordgrass and Juncus roemerianus, black needle rush) was installed in 2001. The eroded shoreline experienced low wave... Read More
Loblolly Community

Loblolly Community

Martin County, oyster reef and living shorelines projects Loblolly Community oyster reef and living shorelines project. Hobe Sound, FL (IRL) A living shoreline breakwater was constructed by Loblolly and mangrove seedlings were planted behind it. FOS provided shell... Read More
IRL Lagoon House Terrace

IRL Lagoon House Terrace

IRL Lagoon House Terrace This is an example of terracing. The Indian River Lagoon House in Melbourne has a steep bluff (ancient dune) along the Indian River Lagoon.  The Marine Resources Council created terracing using large cabbage palm trunks and rip rap with native... Read More
FWC saltmarsh restoration, New Smyrna Beach 2014

FWC saltmarsh restoration, New Smyrna Beach 2014

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... Read More