The city of Carpinteria was recently awarded a grant from Caltrans to fund the development of a dune and shoreline management plan. The $237,253 grant will help the city develop a plan to reestablish a sand dune system to improve shoreline resiliency and help manage coastal hazards such as sea level rise.

The shoreline management plan will integrate historic coastal processes that occur along the Carpinteria shoreline. It will seek to protect private properties while preserving myriad public benefits, including the sandy beach, recreational trails and open space and environmentally sensitive habitats. Caltrans grant funding, paired with a local match of $30,739, will allow for the development of a conceptual design, preparation of a cost-benefit analysis and establishment of a monitoring program.

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