Living Shorelines Workshops and Webinars

EPA Watershed Academy Webcast: Living Shorelines: Types, Tools, and Techniques

We don't protect the environment on our own, we work with businesses, non-profit organizations, and state and local governments through dozens of partnerships. A few examples include conserving water and energy, minimizing greenhouse gases, re-using solid waste, and getting a handle on pesticide risks. In return, we share information and publicly recognize our partners.

Design and Construction of Living Shorelines: A Course for Living Shorelines Professionals

by Virginia Institute of Ocean Sciences

This Mid-Atlantic specific course was developed by the Virginia Institute of Ocean Sciences for Living Shorelines professionals to learn about site assessment, technique decision trees and detailed design. Site assessment worksheet included and explained.

Texas Sea Grant Coastal Hazards Adaptation Webinar: Living Shorelines as Adaptable Erosion Control

This webinar explains and explores living shorelines as one technique for adapting to coastal hazards. Presented by Lee Anne Wilde with the Galveston Bay Foundation, this webinar provides an overview and examples from coastal Texas.

The intersection of living shorelines and blue carbon

This webinar describes blue carbon and how its concepts and techniques and be incorporated into living shorelines projects and programs. Presented by Stefanie Simpson with Restore America's Estuaries.

The Water’s Edge

An article on helping fish and wildlife on your waterfront property (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)

Living Shoreline Training webinars- VIMS-CCRM

NOAA Living shorelines webinar series

Archives of five online presentations about living shorelines are available below. The series was produced and presented by the National Estuarine Research Reserve System and the Office of Ocean & Coastal Resource Management of NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).

Living shoreline Workshop

The Coastal Training Program is a national initiative being implemented through NOAA's National Estuarine Research Reserve System. The programs purpose is to help coastal managers gain a better understanding of environmental issues, science, and environmental regulations and managing our natural resources. The program is funded by NOAA but locally implemented in Maryland by the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve within the Chesapeake and Coastal Service of the Department of Natural Resources.

Living Shorelines Non-structural Erosion Control Practices Rhode Island Land & Water Summit, 2014

This on-line resource provides an introduction into living shorelines with case studies, set within the context of the Rhode Island ecosystem and management areas.

NCDENR Division of coastal management: Training Summary

This is a summary of the training that North Carolina’s coastal regulators and resource agency staff went through. There is also a lot of useful information in PDF form at the bottom of the page

Creating Living Shorelines: a course for contractors

Module 1: Ecosystem services in the Chesapeake Bay and impacts of shoreline stabilization

Module 2: Understanding and Predicting Site Suitability

University of Connecticut Living Shoreline Workshop Recordings:

The Climate Adaptation Academy provides information on current adaptation research, policy and practice, and serves to promote an exchange of information between municipal officials, researchers, and other professionals.


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