Dune Restoration Study Funded For Stoney Beach In Woods Hole | Falmouth Enterprise

View of Stoney Beach, Woods Hole, from the parking lot. Credit: Leslie-Ann McGee

Resilient Woods Hole, a group working to prepare Woods Hole for the impacts of climate change, has received state money to pay for a feasibility study for dune restoration at Stoney Beach. Although a plan is not yet in place, a restoration effort would likely include removing the decrepit tennis courts just behind the beach's small existing dunes.  

Stoney Beach operates as a public beach but is owned by the Marine Biological Laboratory. MBL chief operating officer Paul Speer said studies show that the beach is a major flood pathway into Woods Hole village. Enhancing the beach's sand dunes would provide protection against coastal flooding. Read rest of the article here.

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