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"Waterfront property owners along our coastal sounds, bays, rivers, tidal creeks and waterways may soon be eligible for financial aid to naturally control their eroding shorelines.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation will help waterfront landowners pay to install “living shorelines” on their property. Using plants, oyster shells and other natural features, living shorelines are natural alternatives to seawalls and other types of hardened structures.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is paying for the grant program..." Read more for contact info., etc.
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