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NCCOS Participates in Southeast Living Shorelines Workshop

Published on: 11/10/2016
Primary Contact(s): marie.delorenzo@noaa.gov

The Governors’ South Atlantic Alliance held the Southeast Living Shorelines Workshop at the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science in Charleston on October 12-13, 2016. In an effort to expand and enhance the appropriate use of alternative shoreline stabilization techniques, the workshop focused on developinga consensus statement withkey members of the living shorelines community in the Southeast that identified and prioritized living shoreline research, policies, and outreach.

A living shoreline using a combination of oyster reef restoration and smooth cord grass planting in Beaufort, North Carolina.

A living shoreline using a combination of oyster reef restoration and Spartina alterniflora in Beaufort, North Carolina.

The outcome of the workshop will be a strategic needs assessment report. This collaboration will further NCCOS science opportunities in the coastal resilience and climate vulnerability arena.

For more information please contact Marie Delorenzo.

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