Living Shorelines

Living Shorelines Picture 1A “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 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.

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Resilience
Strategy

Read the city’s action plans that outline projects and initiatives specifically tailored to Miami Beach’s strengths and vulnerabilities.

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Plastic Free
Miami Beach

It takes over 100 years for plastic to disintegrate. Learn why and how we're combating single-use plastic.

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Flood
Awareness

93% of Miami Beach is considered to be in a flood risk area. Find out how you can protect your property.

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Innovative
Studies

The innovative studies focus on and gather in depth information about Miami Beach's efforts to remain resilient.

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Biscayne
Bay

Learn about city's efforts to maintain and protect the pristine conditions of our waterways.

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