Goleta Beach vs. Winter Swells, CA


Goleta Beach, California. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Goleta Beach County Park is still a muddy mess, three weeks after heavy surf clawed out a big chunk of parkland, displaced benches and barbecue grills, undermined the pier, and, …

Living Shorelines Withstand Storm Matthew’s Force

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Coastal restoration. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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When Hurricane Matthew approached North Carolina in October, many in the state – from scientists to casual observers – watched to see the effects on shorelines.Storm surge and increased wave action …

EPA gives $91,000 to help educate about beach erosion

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Coastal restoration. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Battling the beach erosion in places like Greenbackville, Va is nothing short of team effort. The Chincoteague Bay Field Station (CBFS) has been working to fight erosion using living shorelines, and …