Ellmore Living Shoreline, Escambia County, Bayou Texar


Photos by Florida DEP

General Project Information


Project footprint:

200 Linear Feet or 0.17 acres


87° 11’ 8.5”W 30° 26’ 18.8”N

Can it be visited by the public?

View from the water ONLY

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Start date and completion date:

Installed in 2001

Other relevant timeline information:

This project was completed in 2001 by DEP Ecosystem Restoration Section. Several hundred Spartina alterniflora and Juncus roemerianus were installed along the intertidal zone. Several yards of sand fill was spread along the shoreline prior to planting and a turbidity curtain was deployed waterward of the project for a short period after plants were installed.

Project Components


Type of project:

Vegetation Only


Other native plants

Energy level:


Optional information


Plant species included:

Spartina alterniflora and Juncus roemerianus

Source of materials:

FDEP native plant nursery supplied local stock of Spartina and Juncus.

Cultch material used:

Limestone rock

Cost per linear foot:  


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