Dauphin Island Restoration

Dedicated to shoreline restoration of Alabama's Only Barrier Island

OVERVIEW

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Why Save Dauphin Island?

It’s Alabama’s ONLY Barrier Island

It’s YOUR Beach!

Commercial and Recreational Fishing Industry

Protection of Coastal Marsh

Protection of Mainland Coastal Communities

Revenue

Homes

Choices


Issues

Aesthetics

Erosion

Photos – Our Vanishing Island


Q&A

Public Funds for Private Property

Only a Few

Go Natural

Interim Solution

Long Term Plans

West End Vulnerability


Factors Contributing to Erosion

Storms

Sea Level Rise

Dredging


Dredging

Legislative Action

HB 422 (2018)

Letters (from property owners, community groups, elected officials and professional sources)

USACE (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Channel Deepening & Widening Project

Summary of Corps Meeting (Feb 2018)


Funding/Grants

CIAP

MsCIP

GoMESA


Restoration Projects in the Region

Salt Creek


Solutions

Possible Short-Term, Interim Solutions

Possible Long-Term Solutions

What Other Coastal Communities Are Doing


Proposals

Dauphin Island in Crisis

GoMESA Proposal (2009-2010)

CIAP Proposal (2009-2010)

Gulf Coast Roadmap


Studies, Reports

1978 Corps’ Report on Dredging


B.P. Oil Spill (2010)

Gulf Coast Recovery Council


Government and Other Agencies

Alabama State Port Authority

Alabama Department of Environmental Management

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Opinion, Commentary

Islandkeeper Blog