Nature Coast Biological Station


General Project Information


Project footprint:

102 linear feet


552 1st Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625 (waterfront side)

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Start date and completion date:

June 2018 – Sept 2018

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Project Components


Type of project:

Limestone revetment in front of sea wall with reef ball edging at waterward edge, sustainable landscaping behind seawall with native plants and buffer next to water’s edge (no watering or fertilizers applied). The landscape is a certified Florida Friendly LandscapeTM.


Reef balls, Redeemed seawall, and Rip-rap

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Plant species included:

Spartina bakeri, Wax myrtle

Source of materials:

Reef Innovations, Inc. donated one half of the materials, volunteers installed.

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Cost per linear foot:  

~$55.00 (what the full cost would have been without the donation)

Contact for more information:

Savanna Barry, Ph.D.

Regional Specialized Agent – Coastal Ecosystems

UF|IFAS Extension – Florida Sea Grant

UF|IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station

552 1st Street, P.O. Box 878 Cedar Key, FL 32625

office: 352-325-6080