2004: Ocean Harbor House: Acreage Approach 2005: Las Brisas: Amenity Approach 2009: Neptune: Replacement Approach 2010: City of Solana Beach: Site Specific Study BEACH ECOSYSTEMS (Ecosystem services question) Not included
CONCLUSIONS Beaches: important to CA Ocean Economy CCA continues to allow shoreline armoring Mitigation for beach loss is incomplete Mitigation program needs improvement Alternatives to armoring are essential
RECOMMENDATIONS Standardize Recreational Value Approach Day use value Climate change Procedural Guidance Document Develop ecosystem services model Research on beach ecosystem service values Seek alternative to armoring: Managed Retreat
QUESTIONS What does mitigation of adverse impacts mean? Where does the money go? Will it be enough? What does the future look like with a robust mitigation program? Are there better alternatives? What are they?
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