Shoreline Reports

The table below lists the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary’s living-shoreline reports and presentations currently available. If you are interested in learning more about the Delaware Estuary Living Shoreline Initiative, please contact Ellie Rothermel.

Year Publication Download
2017 Constructing Bio-based Living Shorelines to stem Erosion of Salt Marshes in New Jersey PDE Report No.17-12 Download PDF
2016 A Framework for Developing Monitoring Plans for Coastal Wetland Restoration and Living Shoreline Projects in New Jersey The Nature Conservancy and Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, April 2016 Download PDF
2014 Development of a Conceptual Plan for a Living Shoreline Near Harrison Ave Camden NJ. PDE Report No. 14-05. Download PDF
2014 DRAFT: A Framework for Standardized Monitoring of Living Shorelines in the Delaware Estuary and Beyond. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. April 22, 2014 Download PDF
2013 Living Shorelines in the Delaware Estuary: Best Practices from Lessons Learned and Information Collected by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and the Rutgers Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, 2008 - 2012. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and Rutgers University's Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory. PDE Report No. 13-04. June 2013. Download PDF
2013 Post Sandy Living Shoreline Needs with Funding Request. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and Barnegat Bay Partnership. February 18, 2013 Download PDF
2012 Living Shorelines Brochure (Healthy Shores, Healthy Communities) Download PDF
2012 Strategic Planning for Living Shorelines in the Delaware Estuary. L. Whalen, D. Kreeger. D. Bushek, J. Moody. National Wetlands Newsletter, Environmental Law Institute. Washington, DC. Vol. 34, No. 6. Nov-Dec 2012. p. 14-19 Download PDF
2012 Delaware Living Shoreline Possibilities. Final Report to the Delaware Coastal Zone Program. PDE Report No. 12-04. Download PDF
2012 New Jersey Living Shoreline Possibilities. Final Report to the Dodge Foundation. PDE Report No. 12-05. Download PDF
2011 Practitioner's Guide: Shellfish-Based Living Shorelines for Salt Marsh Erosion Control and Environmental Enhancement in the Mid-Atlantic. PDE Report No. 11-04. Download PDF

Living Shorelines Workshops & Presentations

 Workshop / Year Presentations
Living Shoreline Marine Contractor Training
June 10, 2015
Camden County College
Blackwood Campus, Blackwood, NJ
Meeting Notes
State of the State – S. Jacobus, NJ DEP
Shoreline Erosion Problems & Approaches – K. Duhring, VIMS
Living Shoreline Definitions & Descriptions – K. Duhring, VIMS
Living Shoreline Examples & Lessons Learned – D. Kreeger, PDE
Living Shoreline Survey & Design– A. Williams, Stevens Institute
Living Shoreline Engineering Guidelines – Stevens InstituteLiving Shoreline Permitting
New Jersey Regulation & Policy – S. Jacobus, NJ DEP
USACE Regulatory Program and Living Shorelines – J. Boyer, USACEContractor Experiences
Living Shorelines & Coastal Resiliency – B. Bearmore, Louis Berger
Lessons Learned with Energy Attenuating Hybrid Living Shorelines – D. Janiec, Sovereign Consulting
Presentation to the US Fish & Wildlife Service
Living Shoreline Workshop

Feb 25, 2014
By Danielle Kreeger
Enhancing and Harnessing Nature for Climate Resilience along the Delaware Bayshore
Living Shoreline Workshop
Fall 2011 – Winter 2012
Introduction – J. Adkins
Overview – D. Kreeger
NJ Trials on Living Shorelines – D. Bushek
MD Living Shoreline Program – K. Smith
Delaware Estuary Strategy – L. Whalen
Discussion Questions
Outreach Strategy
Cost Chart
Out of Harm’s Way Forum
August 1, 2012
Delaware Historical Society
Wilmington, DE
Speaker and Panelist Bios
Communities Taking Action for Weathering Change