December 12, 2013 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake Bay Trust, and Restore America’s Estuaries were pleased to co-host an in-depth discussion of the state of the science, policy, and practice of living shorelines in the Mid-Atlantic.

The Summit was a two-day working meeting focused on highlighting the latest advancements in living shorelines research, implementation, and policy, as well as promoting dialogue and addressing barriers to implementation. There was an energizing mix of presentations and facilitated breakout sessions designed to broaden participants’ ability to implement projects and programs more effectively.

Living shoreline practitioners are a diverse group and the Summit reflected that range with representation from local, state, and federal governments; nonprofit organizations; marine contractors; consultants; academia; and resource managers.

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