On YouTube: Peconic Land Trust Presents: The Living Shoreline
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Credit: Peconic Estuary Partnership.

Southampton, NY, February 12, 2021 -  Creating a "living shoreline" is another option that property owners can explore to help stabilize erosion of our beaches and waterfront, an all-too-common occurrence due to the impact of climate change

Watch Peconic Land Trust's webinar from February 11th to hear from three experts telling the story of their successful partnership to secure several local beaches.

Panelists:

Elizabeth Hornstein, State Coordinator for Peconic Estuary Partnership

Steve Schott, Marine Botany/Habitat Restoration Specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension

Matt Swain, Stewardship Director at the Peconic Land Trust

Moderated by Dr. Kathleen Fallon, Coastal Processes and Hazards Specialist with New York Sea Grant.




Credit: Peconic Land Trust.

Resources

Demonstration Living Shoreline Project in Southold | Click Here

General Climate Change Information | Click Here

Living Shoreline Techniques in the Marine District of New York State | PDF

NOAA Habitat Blueprint | Click Here

Systems Approach to Geomorphic Engineering (SAGE) | Click Here

Using Natural Measures to Reduce the Risk of Flooding | PDF

Widow’s Hole Preserve Story Map and Info | Click Here

Slides 

During this webinar, panelists referenced these slides ...















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