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Audubon New York Commends NYS for Promoting Living Shorelines

Environmental conservation leader joined by 22 Audubon chapters of NY in submitting comments on the NYS DEC proposed Tidal Wetlands Guidance Document.

Audubon New York, the state program of the National Audubon Society, and 22 of New York's Audubon Chapters, submitted the following comments on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (NYS DEC) proposed Tidal Wetlands Guidance Document-Living Shoreline Techniques in the Marine District of New York State (Guidance Document), which provides guidance on the issuance of permits for living shorelines techniques in the Marine and Coastal District Waters of New York (the Marine District) and encourage the use of green or natural infrastructure.

Audubon New York commends New York State for promoting the use of living shoreline and nature based features that maintain natural habitat and promote natural processes when seeking solutions to erosion and storm protection and look forward to seeing living shoreline solutions implemented in New York.

Click here to read the full comments.