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Associate Professor of Practice, Family and Community Health; OSU Extension Service Extension Disaster Education Network Delegate
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Can I landscape to help with a tsunami?

Q: We have a home in Yachats where we are on a 30 foot cliff. We want to redo our landscaping. We are wondering if there has been any research on what plants and trees to plant in the tsunami zone. Are there plants and trees that develop deeper roots that would be better in a tsunami?

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