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Shoreline Evaluation Program sign-up begin

Shoreline Evaluation Program members examine shoreline foliage.

In mid-April, the Shoreline Evaluation Program (SEP) of the Northern Neck Master Gardeners will start sending out teams to conduct on-site visits of waterfront properties. This will be the 12th season that evaluation assistance has been offered to Northern Neck residents. SEP volunteers have conducted 374 inspections across the region since 2012.

To prepare, team members recently visited the Center for Coastal Resources Management at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science for one of their annual training sessions. The program included both field work at the VIMS shoreline and classroom instruction, led by marine scientist Karen Duhring, who mentors the group.

Undeterred by a cold wind off the York River and a high tide, the team studied the impact of ….

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