Indian Riverside Park Living Shorelines


General Project Information


Project footprint:

337 linear ft.


27°13’42.80″ 80°12’46.02″

Can it be visited by the public?


Coordinating organization:

Martin County Coastal Engineering



Start date and completion date:

Project completed June to October 2015 but space allows project to be ongoing until permit expiration (2020)

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Project Components


Type of project:



Mangroves, Other native plants, Oyster mats/bags and Reef Balls

Energy level:


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Plant species included:

Red, black, and white mangroves, Salicornia, Spartina alterniflora was planted, but was not successful.

Source of materials:

FOS, mangroves – HBOI

Cultch material used:

Recycled oyster shells, aggregate shell (bottom tier) on some reefs, Reef Balls

Cost per linear foot:  

$2.77 per bag, or ~$1.85 per linear foot

Contact for more information:

Lorae Simpson –; Kathy Fitzpatrick –