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Building Resilient Coastal Bluffs

  • GPCOG 970 Back Cove Trail Portland, ME, 04103 United States (map)

Join the Maine Coastal Program, the Maine Geologic Survey, and the Cumberland County Soil & Water Conservation District to learn about the past 24 months of work to develop guidelines for utilizing living shorelines to stabilize Maine’s coastal bluffs.

 The event will be held at the GPCOG Office, 970 Baxter Boulevard in Portland, Maine at 1pm on Monday, September 11, 2017. This event is free of charge. Please see the attached flyer for an agenda.

 Partners will present information about:

  • The group’s case studies and scientific research to determine appropriate applications for living shorelines.
  • Decision-making tools developed to help determine the applicability of living shorelines in various locations.
  • A plant selection guide developed for Maine’s climate and coastal conditions.
  • Regulatory considerations for coastal living shorelines.

 

RSVP to Damon Yakovleff, 207-892-4700, dyakovleff@cumberlandswcd.org

Earlier Event: September 7
Wild Edibles Walk with Russ Cohen
Later Event: September 19
PSA- The Complete City.