Living Shorelines and Structural Shoreline Practices

Willoughby Bay Spit and East Ocean View in Norfolk
Willoughby Bay Spit and East Ocean View in Norfolk
Source: US Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Image Gallery

Owners of shoreline property threatened by erosion have traditionally installed bulkheads, seawalls, revetments, breakwaters, groins, and jetties. Living shorelines are now an option as well.

Chesapeake Bay Geology and Sea Level Rise

Climate Change in Virginia

Will Norfolk (and the Rest of Hampton Roads) Drown?

Virginia and Submerged Lands

Who Owns Submerged Lands After They Emerge Through Accretion and Landfilling?

the Corps of Engineers placed rock on the York River shoreline in 2013 to counter erosion threatening the Colonial National Parkway

the Corps of Engineers placed rock on the York River shoreline in 2013 to counter erosion threatening the Colonial National Parkway
the Corps of Engineers placed rock on the York River shoreline in 2013 to counter erosion threatening the Colonial National Parkway
Source: US Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Image Gallery

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