Living Shorelines

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Content last updated January 9, 2020