Case Study: Homeowner's Living Shoreline Stops Erosion

See how Virginia waterfront property owner Norman Colpitts uses a cost-effective living shoreline to protect his property while benefiting the environment. The living shoreline includes a small oyster reef to prevent erosion on his property. These oysters create wildlife habitat, filter and clean the water, and slow down waves before they erode the shore.

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Founded in 1967, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest independent conservation organization dedicated solely to saving the Bay.

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