START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Volunteers Rebuild Ocean Reefs in ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ » April 2013. The Nature Conservancy, its partners and over 500 volunteers started to build a 224-foot living shoreline at Pelican Point along Mobile Bay, Alabama. In total, 20,500 interlocking concrete blocks will be stacked along the shore to form the fo

April 2013. The Nature Conservancy, its partners and over 500 volunteers started to build a 224-foot living shoreline at Pelican Point along Mobile Bay, Alabama.  In total, 20,500 interlocking concrete blocks will be stacked along the shore to form the fo
ELN130406-5535.jpg

April 2013. The Nature Conservancy, its partners and over 500 volunteers started to build a 224-foot living shoreline at Pelican Point along Mobile Bay, Alabama. In total, 20,500 interlocking concrete blocks will be stacked along the shore to form the foundation of four oyster reefs. The reefs will protect 329 feet of natural shoreline, helping to minimize erosion, protect coastal dunes and enhance natural habitat.

who's talking about this story?

meet our writers

Kristina Chew

Kristina Chew teaches and writes about ancient Greek and Latin and is Online Advocacy and Marketing Manager at Care2. more
ads keep care2 free
ads keep care2 free