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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.8

Update from Woods Hole Group’s bio-engineered erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA:  these photos depict the final anchoring of the fiber rolls at the top of the bank last week.  The project was completed shortly after … Continue reading

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Beach nourishment does more

If you head to the beach this summer, you may encounter areas of our coast that have experienced severe erosion.  What can be done to restore beaches?  Well, some of the sand that has been stripped from the beach by … Continue reading

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Beach and dune restoration completed on Martha’s Vineyard

Earlier this year, we reported progress on a beach and dune restoration project on Martha’s Vineyard.  A unique and productive public private partnership has evolved since project commencement in 2007, resulting in a regional nourishment project for county, town and … Continue reading

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Possible erosion fix in the works | CapeCodOnline.com

Possible erosion fix in the works | CapeCodOnline.com. Cape officials are looking for help for their rapidly disappearing beaches from the very source of the problem — the ocean. At a meeting earlier this week, officials from across the Cape … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.7

Update from Woods Hole Group’s bio-engineered erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA:  the final sand envelope lift has been installed, and we are awaiting delivery of the anchors before the fiber rolls can be placed at … Continue reading

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Shifting sands threaten Rhode Island beaches (The Providence Journal)

Coastal erosion is a natural process.  Beaches typically erode in response to high energy winter waves, and then build up (accrete) again with the lapping summer waves.  In unaltered conditions, longshore transport also carries sand from sources to sinks within … Continue reading

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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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