National Review of Innovative and Successful Coastal Habitat Restoration

Borde, A.B., L.K. O’Rourke, G.W. Williams, R.M. Thom and H.L Diefenderfer

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Examples of innovative and successful components of these efforts are summarized in this review. The information on projects and programs was collected through expert interviews and through a nationwide review of scientific literature, restoration plans, and Internet sources. The examples provided cover many coastal habitat types from the four coasts of the United States. The review provides information on restoration research and the innovative and successful components of funding, partnerships, planning, restoration methods and techniques, monitoring, adaptive management, information dissemination, and community involvement. The lessons learned from the experiences of the many sources noted in this review are summarized at the end of the paper.

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Technical Document

Battelle Marine Sciences Laboratory