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Living Shorelines for Erosion Control on Estuarine Shorelines

Event Description

This workshop is for marine contractors, engineers, landscape architects, land use planners, floodplain managers, and other professionals.

Continuing Education Credits: 

  • AICP will receive 4.5 certification maintenance credits
  • Landscape architects will receive 4.5 continuing education credits (pending approval)
  • Floodplain managers will receive 4.5 continuing education credits (pending approval)
  • Engineers will receive a certificate of participation to file for 4.5 PDHs 

Workshop Objectives – Participants will learn about: 

  • The benefits and limitations of using living shorelines for erosion control;
  • Living shorelines design standards based on site conditions;
  • Best practices for living shoreline construction and use of marsh plants and oyster shell;
  • The permitting process for living shorelines; and
  • Living shoreline projects in the northern coastal region. 


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