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  • Creating protective infrastructure to reduce coastal risk, enhance aquatic habitat, and foster social resilience

    Staten Island, NY, USA

    Located off the southernmost point in New York City, Living Breakwaters is an innovative resilient infrastructure designed to reduce coastal risk, enhance aquatic ecosystems, and foster access, education, and stewardship. The proj...

    Federal grants
    State and local grants
    NY Governor's Office of Storm Recovery w/ support from NYC Mayor’s Office and Dpt of Parks and Recreation
  • NAS Patuxent River Shoreline Protection Projects

    22580 Cedar Point Rd, Patuxent River, MD 20670, USA

    Innovative partnership led by the U.S. Navy to restore marine habitat.

    Public Private Partnership
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    Lake Anthasia Oyster Reef Restoration

    Restoration of native habitat for oysters using patented technology protects coastline and improves water quality.

  • Ible Isles Muck Capping & Oyster Restoration

    Beach nourishment provides habitat restoration of wetland, resulting in coastal protection against storms.

  • Oyster Shell Seawall

    Oyster reefs, a natural component of the marine environment, are an alternative solution to the concrete and steel bulkheads that line some coastlines. In July 2009, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) award...

    Public Private Partnership