Coastal Vulnerability

Salt Marsh Advancement Zone Assessments for the South Western Region, 2014

Darien Salt Marsh Advancement Zone Assessment 2014Salt Marsh Advancement Zone Assessment reports were prepared in 2014 by The Nature Conservancy in partnership with WestCOG and its coastal municipalities of Darien, Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford and Westport.

Salt marshes provide an important benefit in protecting communities from coastal storm impacts, such as storm surge. Given the highly developed nature of the region’s coastline, tracking salt marsh advancement zones is critical to ensure the persistence of these natural resources.

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