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Little Lagoon Living Shoreline

Implementing Organization

US Department of the Interior


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Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment NRDA


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Project Actions

Habitat Restoration and Enhancement

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Project Description

The project will apply living shoreline techniques to restore, at a minimum, 2,200 feet of heavily eroded area along the southwestern corner and southern shore of Little Lagoon in the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge in coastal Alabama. Restoration will include a combination of evaluation, planning, and installing a living shoreline, consisting of biodegradable coconut fiber logs, plantings (Spartina alterniflora and Juncus roemerianus), wave attenuation structures and/or native mussel seeding. Stabilization of the shoreline will also reduce erosion of adjacent habitat supporting endangered Alabama beach mouse and and help create more storm-resilient and biologically productive shoreline habitats.


Luke Anthis
(251) 517-8002
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