Sloat Restoration through Managed Retreat

Sloat Restoration through Managed Retreat
This is our original vision for Sloat Restoration - graphic courtesy of PSA and Associates and the Ocean Beach Task Force

Our Vision of Beach Restoration and Preservation

We advocate a managed retreat strategy to restore both Ocean Beach south of Sloat and Sharp Park. At Sloat, our vision involves:

A long-term plan to relocate threatened infrastructure
(including the south of Sloat Great Highway, the two oceanside parking lots and the sewer lines underneath them).

The cleanup of all the rock and rubble littering the beach.

The use of sand dunes as the primary tool to slow erosion.

For Sharp Park, we advocate the decommissioning of the golf course, the removal of the rip-rap berm, and a full restoration of the wetland.

Friday, January 29, 2010

OB Taskforce Status Report 2005

The OB Taskforce met from 2000-2005. The meeting notes and summaries of the Taskforce recommendations are included in the OCEAN BEACH TASKFORCE STATUS REPORT.

The OB Taskforce analyzed the alternatives for controlling coastal erosion along Ocean Beach and determined that a long-term plan was essential -and- beach nourishment and coastal retreat should be the favored methods for controlling erosion at Sloat and other sections of OB....

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