Hermitage Foundation, Norfolk


In partnership with NOAA's Restoration Center, the Hermitage Foundation in Norfolk, VA, constructed a 300 foot living shoreline along the Lafayette River. The project included restoring a half acre of wetlands and the removal of 5,000 square feet of invasive phragmites. The picture demonstrates the use of both marsh plantings and a rock sill to protect the shoreline. 


Funding agencies and partners for this project include the Hermitage Foundation and NOAA. The project cost $50,000, funding was provided by NOAA.


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