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Tides Inn unveils living shoreline project

Enchantment Group marketing director Jim Guttau leads a tour of the project. A 1,300-foot boardwalk separates Carter Creek from the living shoreline. The development’s main function is to aid in the stabilization of the eroding shoreline, as well as preserve wildlife. Photo by AnnGardner Eubank

by AnnGardner Eubank

IRVINGTON—The Tides Inn on Friday, June 18, celebrated its new and developing 18,000 square feet of living shoreline which includes a 1,300-foot boardwalk along Carter Creek.

According to Eugene Ryang, who’s been working on the project since the beginning with landscape architecture firm Water Street Studio, the development of the shoreline has been on-going for a little over a year now.

Since the project’s groundbreaking in March, the boardwalk along the shore has been constructed. Numerous plants and grasses have been planted as well.

According to Tides Inn resident ecologist Will Smiley, 3,000 plants had been….

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