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Boggy Bayou Sandbag Marsh

Created by Beau Buhring on Jan 08, 2015  
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General
Construction Dates: 
Estimated
2009
Niceville , FL
United States
30° 29' 43.17" N, 86° 29' 2.4432" W
Florida US
Pre-Project Conditions
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAVs) present?: 
Do Not Know
Pre-Construction Erosion Present?: 
Yes
Pre-Construction Erosion at Adjacent Parcels?: 
Do Not Know
Existing Structures or Debris?: 
No
Environmental Considerations
Name of Waterbody: 
Boggy Bayou
Site Classification: 
Straight
Maximum Exposed Fetch Distance: 
1.00 miles
Adjacent to Navigation Channel?: 
No
Project Site Within a Designated No-Wake Zone?: 
No
Salinity: 
Freshwater: 0 – 0.5 ppt
Design Considerations
Was fill brought in?: 
Yes
Type of Fill: 
Sand
Amount of Fill: 
5 cubic yards
Area of upland conversion to marsh: 
170 square feet
Length of Project: 
35 feet
Average Project Width: 
5 feet
Width of Wetlands Above MHW: 
5 feet
Design Criteria: 
Boat Wake
Structural Elements
Did the project involve a structure?: 
Yes
Type of Structure: 
vertical sill
Describe construction materials: 
Burlap sacks filled with sand used to stabilize marsh plantings at the water's edge.
Length of Structure: 
35 feet
Width of Open Water Between Structure and Wetlands: 
0 feet
Drop downs, or openings or overlaps?: 
No
Non-Structural Elements
Primary wetland species above MHW: 
Spartina alterniflora (smooth cordgrass)Juncus roemerianus (black needlerush)
Cross-section width of planted area: 
5 feet
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