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Woods Hole Group nourishment project nominated for “Best of the Best Restored Beaches”

Last year, Menauhant Beach – a nourishment project designed and permitted by Woods Hole Group for the Town of Falmouth – was among the winners of the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association’s (ASBPA) annual “Best Restored Beaches” contest. This … Continue reading

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One more weekend left to show us your favorite beach!

More excellent submissions to our Favorite New England Beach Photo Contest have been pouring in , but the end of the summer is drawing near and so is the contest deadline.  So far we have 47 entries.  Here are the … Continue reading

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Post-Irene Report

I love Irene, God knows I do I’ll love her till the seas run dry And if Irene turns her back on me I’d take morphine and die Irene goodnight, Irene goodnight Goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene I’ll see you in … Continue reading

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Coastal erosion abatement? It happened.

An interesting case in Newburyport, MA sees a handful of homes receiving 15% property tax abatements for loss of property and the “environmental stigma” of eroding shorelines. “the evidence reflects that conditions on or reported about severe erosion on Plum … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Beaches Eroding At Alarming Rate | WBUR

We’ve written about the astounding erosion rates around the Cape before, but a quote from a Dennis resident in this WBUR article speaks to the tangible consequences of sea-level rise and interrupted sand transport systems on coastal communities: What this … Continue reading

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Top 20 endangered beaches in MA

Is your favorite beach eroding?  Is it losing ground to sea-level rise and coastal storms?  Many beaches in Massachusetts are eroding, but we wanted to know – which beaches are eroding the fastest? The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management … Continue reading

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Bio-engineered solution for coastal erosion protection, pt.9

Woods Hole Group’s biodegradable erosion control project at Bayswater Seaside in New Seabury, MA is now complete.  We are very pleased with the construction and the final results.  Woods Hole Group will continue to monitor the performance of the installation, … Continue reading

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