Iconic Refugio Beach Palms May Soon Be History

Iconic Refugio Beach Palms May Soon Be History

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Refugio State Beach is one of the true gems of the Gaviota Coast, California. Statuesque palm trees lining the cove give a distinctive and majestic look to the area. But over the past few winters, those iconic palm trees have gotten closer and closer to the tide line, because of a severe lack of sand on the beach.

Waves and tides have already claimed several of the trees that were planted nearly a century ago…

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