Project Title & Description
Development of a statewide living shoreline program for New Jersey.
The recipient will examine programs in other states that address tidal costal wetland protection, restoration and resiliency with perspective on applicability in New Jersey. The recipient will evaluate policy, guidance and/or regulatory changes to establish a suitable program for protecting tidal shorelines in New Jersey and will review Coastal Zone Management Rules to identify additional amendments that facilitate its implementation. The recipient will develop a centralized technical information resource in New Jersey, developing and managing a web site, identifying agencies, research, projects, monitoring and assessments of tidal costal wetland projects throughout the State.