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Tour Our Resilient Coast

Posted by Wells Reserve Contributor | July 10, 2013

Old Orchard Beach Dune RestorationOn Saturday June 29, 2013, stakeholders in Southern Maine participated in a full day field trip hosted by Maine Sea Grant that highlighted techniques being implemented by property owners to become more resilient in the face of climate-related impacts.

Follow this link for the full story by Summer Dorr, Contributing Writer, Biddeford-Saco-OOB Courier.

Elevated Home


1. Elevated beach home with with engineered flow through.




Hydraulic Openings


2. Hydraulic openings to allow flood water passage.




Original alignement of Home


3. Original alignment of home pre-site restoration and home relocation.




New Location of Home


4. Home post-site restoration and home re-location.




Old Orchard Dune Restoration


5. Old Orchard dune restoration.




Aloutte Hotel


6. Alouette Suites eco-friendly beach resort.



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