Living Shorelines

2nd National Technology Transfer Workshop

Oakland, CA | February 21-22, 2018



Restore America’s Estuaries, in partnership with Save The Bay – San Francisco and the California State Coastal Conservancy, is pleased to have co-hosted the second national living shorelines workshop! This year’s program covered the major developments in living shorelines, including science, policy, outreach, and more. The program was a mix of presentation and group activities, with the primary goal being to advance the community and learn from each other in order to increase the efficacy and implementation of these approaches.

View the final agenda here.

View the workshop final report here.

View the presentations here.


Thank you to our 2018 sponsors


Lead Sponsor

Executive Sponsor


Patron Sponsor


Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.
National Wildlife Federation
Reef Ball Foundation
San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative

Special thanks to the 2018 steering committee

We are grateful to the members of the Steering Committee, whose hard work and dedication have helped us create and host this exceptional workshop. We thank the following individuals for their time, effort, and participation:

Donna Ball, Save The Bay – San Francisco
Kathy Boyer, San Francisco State University
Janine Harris, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Marilyn Latta, California Coastal Conservancy
Rebecca Lesberg, San Diego Audubon Society
Melody Ray-Culp, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Tom Ries, ESA Scheda
Hugh Shipman, Washington State Department of Ecology
Tracy Skrabal, North Carolina Coastal Federation
Lee Weishar, Wood Hole Group
Todd Woodard, Samish Indian Nation