Soft Shoreline Engineering Case Studies
Windsor Riverfront - Legacy Park - Site #50
Project Goals and Objectives: Stabilize shoreline and enhance fish habitat
Project Description: A sloping rock revetment, cobble and sand beach, sheltering structures, and submerged shoal features were created to stabilize shoreline. Native plant species were planted to enhance fish habitat.
Cost: $3.4 million
Partners: Essex Region Conservation Authority, City of Windsor- Department of Parks and Recreation, and Detroit River Canadian Cleanup Committee
Ecological Effectiveness: No quantitative post-project assessment: only visual observation
Restoration Contact: Essex Region Conservation Authority