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The basics of waterfront protection
  • Remove invasive exotic plants by cutting, pulling or raking. Avoid using herbicides next to water bodies.
  • Never remove mangroves or native vegetation without first seeking proper permits and guidelines.
Photo of young mangrove plants
Beauty, wildlife value and erosion protection make mangroves an asset to saltwater shorelines.

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