Protecting Your Property and the Environment: A Homeowner's Guide to Living Shorelines in Alabama

Tool Resource
June 2019

About this resource

This concise checklist provides an overview of useful information for Alabama homeowners interested in installing living shorelines. It gives reasons to use living shorelines, top reasons permits are rejected, and useful contacts.

This resource was developed as part of a collaborative research project that monitored and evaluated coastal restoration designs at the Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.


Protecting your property and the environment: A homeowner’s guide to living shorelines in Alabama, Martin SE, Sparks EL, Temple NA, Firth DC, 2017