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Lewes’ living shoreline uses natural materials to protect coast

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Imagine you just purchased a waterfront property and you’re worried about the effect of erosion on your shoreline. What do you do? Install bulkheads, perhaps? Maybe riprap or stone revetments?  It turns out there’s a better method – one that naturally protects shorelines from erosion while fostering habitat development for native species.  They’re called “living shorelines,” and numerous projects across …