Several erosion control methods are available for lakes, canals, ponds, rivers, storm water retention ponds, and beaches, but few methods offer living shoreline approach. Erosion control methods should restore the shoreline to a natural sustainable living state, over a long period of time and cost-effective. This presentation reviews options in erosion control and considers project longevity, cost and Best Managements Practices of Erosion Control.
As the result of taking this course/ class the learner should be able to identify areas of erosion where a living shoreline or hillside would be beneficial.
As the result of taking this course/ class the learner should be able to explain how the SOX system can halt and stabilize erosion on hillsides and shorelines.
As the result of taking this course/ class the learner should be able to describe how a living shoreline or hillside can filtrate subsurface run off.