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					                              STATIC
                              VEGETATION
                              LINE




JEFFREY WARREN, PhD
 Coastal Hazards Specialist
Length of oceanfront beaches that
   currently are under a static
    vegetation line: ~45 mi
           Ocean Isle Beach
               Oak Island
           Bald Head Island
              Kure Beach
            Carolina Beach
           Wrightsville Beach
              Emerald Isle
             Indian Beach
               Salter Path
           Pine Knoll Shores
            Atlantic Beach
CHANGE THE POLICY
KEEP THE STATUS QUO
DEFINING THE STATIC LINE
How come my setback is not measured
from the first line of stable vegetation?
Create incentive
 for large-scale
    projects?
CHANGE DEFINITION OF “LARGE SCALE”




                                               85% < 200,000 cy
                                                                      92% < 300,000 cy




  Report on Costs, Benefits, and Management Issues related to Maintaining North Carolina’s Shallow Draft Navigation Channels.
                                                                                            Moffatt & Nichol, November 2005.
 Eliminate AVL

But mitigate current static
 lines at Oak Is. and OIB
       OAK ISLAND




2004 vegetation
static line
1998 vegetation



                  (DCM photography ca. 2004)
Allow, but limit,
   additional
 development
  adjacent to
   beach fill?
PRE-PROJECT VEG LINE
STATIC LINE
STATIC LINE

POST PROJECT VEG LINE
STATIC LINE

VEG LINE
STATIC LINE


VEG LINE
STATIC LINE




VEG LINE
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VEG LINE
VEG LINE




STATIC LINE
 BEACH FILL
PERFORMANCE
  METRICS?

				
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