Raising houses may or may not be enough as oceans rise.  What about the ground-level and below ground infrastructure around such homes?  Will we need to raise public infrastructure and entire islands? A thoughtful treatment of the ...

Planting to prevent destruction; it is more than just dune grass.  The northeast corner of Bradley Beach, NJ near the tip of Fletcher Lake and the border of Ocean Grove, NJ was just a hard-packed gravel lot where the Boro kept their ...

This Editorial reminds us of the quote, “Nature is indifferent to what Man scribbles on little pieces of paper.”  We wish we knew who said it.  But the sentiment is true, even though push back from towns got FEMA

Letter: After Sandy, let’s rethink restoring the Shore March 26, 2013 Opinion – APP Letter to the Editor A wise and educated young lady, Lucille Zipf, wrote a compelling and thought-provoking column (Asbury Park Press, ...

We are big fans of dunes here, preferably the natural ones, and well vegetated.  But even the Army Corps dunes built during beachfills and replenishment provide some measure of protection.  The problem is not all Army Corps beachfill ...