Promoting Living Shorelines for Erosion Control – A Workshop for Real Estate Professionals

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Are you curious about ways to protect shorelines from erosion? Do you want to learn about living shorelines:  what they are, how to install, permits needed? Then consider this workshop!

Real estate professionals will receive 4 elective continuing education credits from the N.C. Real Estate Commission. Please bring your real estate license pocket card and photo I.D. to the workshop.

Date: Friday, April 13
Location: NOAA Beaufort Lab Auditorium, 101 Pivers Island Rd, Beaufort
Cost: Free!
Registration (required)

Workshop Objectives – Participants will learn about:

  • The benefits and limitations of using living shorelines for erosion control;
  • Different shoreline stabilization techniques, including living shorelines;
  • Shoreline stabilization permitting process; and
  • Best practices for use of marsh plants and oyster shell in erosion control.

Information provided by:

Whitney Jenkins
Coastal Training Program Coordinator
North Carolina Coastal Reserve & National Estuarine Research Reserve
Division of Coastal Management
Department of Environmental Quality