a group of people standing next to a body of water

Lewes’ living shoreline uses natural materials to protect coast

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

DNREC head Shawn Garvin, second from right, talks about Lewes’ living shoreline. Photo by Charlie Megginson   Imagine you just purchased a waterfront property and you’re worried about the effect of erosion on your shoreline. What do you do? Install bulkheads, perhaps? Maybe riprap or stone revetments?  It turns out there’s a better method – one that naturally protects shorelines …