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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.6

Update from Woods Hole Group’s bio-engineered erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA:  the 12″ pilings for toe stabilization are going into place . For more information on this project, read our project description and updates (part … Continue reading

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A field guide to biodegradable erosion control

The latest Marine Extension Bulletin, a joint effort of Woods Hole Sea Grant and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension, is an overview of biodegradable erosion control methods.  It provides the theory behind such methods and describes design components such as fiber … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.5

Update from Woods Hole Group’s bio-engineered erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA:  half of the sand envelopes have been installed, and placement of the 12″ pilings for toe stabilization has commenced. For more information on this … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.4

Updates from our erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside: The third sand envelope lift has been installed.  This is the largest biodegradable coastal bank stabilization project of its kind on the Cape and Islands, and we are very pleased with … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.3

New photos from our project in New Seabury: Woods Hole Group coastal engineer Peter Markunas reports: Our bioengineered design for erosion control at Bayswater Seaside was accepted by the Town and Massachusetts DEP as an appropriate soft solution design, and … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.2

Update from the Bayswater Seaside erosion control project in New Seabury, MA: Our contractor, C.F. Briggs, has completed the first sand envelope. These photographs show the stitched-together coir fiber mat pulled back over the first layer of sand, and the … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection

(Scroll down for our photo-log of project progress) Woods Hole Group designed, permitted, and is now overseeing construction of a large non-structural erosion control solution at Bayswater Seaside LLC properties in New Seabury, MA. Three waterfront parcels in this development … Continue reading

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