A “Living Shoreline” is a green infrastructure technique that uses a suite of bank stabilization and habitat restoration methods to reinforce the shoreline, minimize coastal erosion, and maintain coastal processes while protecting, restoring, enhancing, and creating a natural habitat for fish and aquatic plants and wildlife. Living shoreline projects typically utilize a variety of structural and organic materials, such as wetland plants, submerged aquatic vegetation, oyster reefs, coir fiber logs, sand fill, and stone.
Read the city’s action plans that outline projects and initiatives specifically tailored to Miami Beach’s strengths and vulnerabilities.
It takes over 100 years for plastic to disintegrate. Learn why and how we're combating single-use plastic.
Miami Beach is strengthening its ability to adjust to different and fluctuating conditions
The innovative studies focus on and gather in depth information about Miami Beach's efforts to remain resilient.
Learn about city's efforts to maintain and protect the pristine conditions of our waterways.