City of Tybee Island Dune Vegetation and Shoreline Restoration


Chatham County, GA

Dune Vegetation and Shoreline Restoration

EarthBalance was contracted to supply, deliver, and install various native salt and drought tolerant grasses, plants, and sea oats for approximately 154,770 square feet of beach dunes for the City of Tybee Dune Vegetation and Landscaping project in Chatham County, Georgia.

A total of 92,087 plants were installed on five specified dune sections, from the Pier at Tybrisa Street, south to the 19th Street vehicular beach access.

Planted species were beach elder, beach morning glory, muhly grass, saltmeadow cordgrass, sea oats, panicgrass, and switch grass.

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Project Location

Chatham County, GA

Project Manager

Chrissy Henssel

Contract Amount


Project Owner

City of Tybee Island

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Awards Won

Best Restored Beaches of 2020

American Shore and Beach Preservation Association