Living shorelines are nature-based approaches for shoreline protection.
It all begins with managing erosion, which can be a complex undertaking. To ensure the best possible outcome for your project, it is advisable to seek professional guidance and expertise in design.
- Shoreline Erosion Advisory Service (SEAS) – This is a FREE resource run by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to assist private land owners and localities in Virginia with erosion problems.
- County Specific Wetlands Boards Contact Information & Virginia Marine Resources Commission Staff – The Wetlands board members and Virginia Marine Resources Commission Staff are responsible for decisions regarding the use, alteration, or development of tidal wetlands, and in some cases coastal primary dunes and beaches.
- List of Living Shoreline Professional Contractors
For additional information, visit the Friends of the Rappahannock’s Living Shorelines page.
Relevant article from Bay Journal (1/22/24)