Maybe it was not that bad, but the public, environmental, and planning professionals are feeling snubbed because the Office of Emergency Management in NJ submitted their Hazard Mitigation Plan to the feds without any input from the public. 

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 ...

Another weekend, another dune grass planting.  A few thousand more dune grass plants are now in the dunes in Lavallette, NJ thanks to volunteers, the town of Lavallette, NJ and the Jersey Shore Chapter of Surfrider Foundation who ...

Hurricane Sandy and the Jersey Shore: Did Engineering or ecology protect us better? Ledger Live for Feb. 1, 2013 – Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. On today’s Ledger Live, Donohue compares the highly engineered beaches of ...

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 ...

Reporters and politicians, or we should say reporters following politicians, love to run out on to the beach after major storms and declare the beaches are eroding and therefore need replenishing.  It happens every time and Hurricane ...

Nov 3, 2012 New England Cable News served these 10 mins. of silent aerial footage showing the devastation wrought by Sandy to Long Beach Island.  This starts at Taylor Ave in Beach Haven, pans south to downtown Beach Haven and then ...