The shores and islands around the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland experience erosion. Plants acting as natural buffers have been replaced by parking lots, agricultural ﬁelds and lawns. Soil normally held in place by the plant roots runs into the bay and settles, with harmful effects.
Project Objective: Slow down erosion on the Chesapeake Bay shoreline.
Listen to Josh Stone talk about reversing shoreline stabilization.
Listen to Josh Stone talk about what work that was completed in this project.
Listen to Josh Stone talk about raising money for this project.
Listen to Josh Stone talk about his results of his project.
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