State and Federal Funding for Beach Restoration Projects

by Steve Aceti,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sand Rights '99: Bringing Back the Beaches


California's beaches are an integral part of its culture and identity. The state's beaches are eroding at an alarming rate. Addressing this concern, CalCoast and CSBPA co-sponsored legislation to create the Public Beach Restoration Program within the Dept. of Boating and Waterways. The program would fund projects that replenish beaches artificially and restore the nature flow of sediment wherever possible.

Subject Headings: Coastal management | Ecological restoration | Beach protection and nourishment | Project management | Legislation | Financing | Federal government | California | United States

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