Living shorelines are a low-impact approach to
shoreline protection that integrates natural coastal
features. Learn more about living shorelines and
their applications in coastal management.
A range of living shoreline techniques can be
applied to restore or enhance coastal habitats and
reduce flooding and erosion. Learn more about
different Living Shoreline Techniques.
In 2012 Connecticut initiated a pilot program
to encourage the implementation of living shorelines.
Learn about some of the Living Shoreline projects
happening across the state.
Content last updated January 9, 2020