Habitats: Coastal & intertidal

Sand dune, strandline and shingle

Flora locale training and other events

If you would like to suggest a new training event for this topic then please let us know.

Flora locale publications, guidance & documents on this website

UK National Ecosystem Assessment   A major analysis of the state of UK ecosystems, the benefits provided by the UK's natural heritage and options for the future.

If you have a suggestion for a document or guide that would be useful for this topic then please let us know.

Case Studies on Flora locale's website

Shingle Wildflower Garden SchemeCollection, propagation and planting of shingle wild flowers
Osprey Quay, PortlandVegetated shingle restoration, reedbed creation

If you are aware of a project that would be a good Case Study for this topic then please let us know.

The Sand Dune and Shingle Network
Shingle, strandline and sand-dune communities in the British National Vegetation Classification (Wikipedia)
A guide to managing coastal erosion in beach/dune systems (Scottish Natural Heritage)
Coastal sand dunes: advice on management for invertebrates (Buglife)
Coastal vegetated shingle: advice on management for invertebrates (Buglife)
Sand dune stabilisation (Wikipedia)
Sand dune processes and management for flood and coastal defence (Defra and the Environment Agency, 2007) R&D Technical Report
Coastal vegetated shingle (Nature After Minerals) Includes a summary of techniques used in experimental establishment of vegetation on coastal shingle

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