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2:56 am on Sunday April 28, 2013

Ensuring protection of S.C.'s beaches before property

We shouldn't have built it on the sand? The Island Packet says not to but the wants of individual beach property owners have taken over the health of the entire state's beach system.
5:35 am on Monday December 17, 2012

Plan in works to repair Folly Beach County Park's erosion (Updated)

Image by Flickr user Geoff LMV Updates are at the bottom: Back in 2011 a relatively uneventful Hurricane Irene swung near South Carolina, but the waves from that storm amplified erosion at Folly Beach County Park and have left the popular attraction...
2:28 am on Monday November 12, 2012

New Jersey as a microcosm of the nation's beach erosion woes

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region An aerial photo of Mantoloking, New Jersey, show a breach in coastal strip after Hurricane Sandy. Beach erosion is a costly business. Even though Hurricane Sandy only had paltry effects on the...
4:36 am on Sunday November 11, 2012

New Jersey as a microcosm of the nation's beach erosion woes

Image by U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region An aerial photo of Mantoloking, New Jersey, show a breach in coastal strip after Hurricane Sandy.Beach erosion is a costly business. Even though Hurricane Sandy only had paltry effects on...
4:16 am on Friday November 9, 2012

Hurricane Sandy's damage to Folly Beach's sandy shores measured near $3 million

Image by Flickr user The Suss-Man (Mike)Earlier this year word came that Folly Beach had received a $400,000 grant to study how the beaches could better stand up against the natural forces of erosion. Indeed a plan later came that said some 415,000...
1:33 am on Sunday April 1, 2012

Folly Beach keeping up effort to get millions to nourish beach

Image by Charleston Waterkeeper A file photo of Folly Beach erosion. The rapid erosion of sand from Folly Beach has already led to the closure of the county park and now continues to threaten much of the rest of the beach on the barrier island....
3:05 am on Wednesday February 15, 2012

Hurricane Irene leaves lasting damage to Folly Beach (Update: Closed until 2013?)

Image by Flickr user Geoff LMV Update: A plan to add sand back to the beach and add groins has been proposed. Update February 15: A brief update to note a report from ABC News 4 about there being little progress and any hope of repairing the park...
4:47 am on Sunday February 20, 2011

An eroding forest down in Beaufort

This shot by Flickr user Montrwerx comes from about 60 miles south of Charleston at Hunting Island State Park near Beaufort. The island is eroding and leaving behind remnants of the forest as the beach moves inland. You can view many more photos of...
3:40 am on Sunday December 19, 2010

Five years later, Folly eyes more millions to nourish beach

Image by Charleston Waterkeeper A file photo of Folly Beach erosion. The only thing worse than building your house on sand, is build a pile of sand and expecting it to last -- still, the rate at which the last nourishment in 2006 is disappearing is...
4:37 am on Wednesday October 13, 2010

Yes Hunting Island still is eroding (updated x2)

Flickr user cmh2315fl Hunting Island State Park Updates at bottom Reported Oct. 9: Stop us if you've heard this one before: Hunting Island is eroding. It's a familiar story, but that doesn't lessen the impact of watching this natural beauty...

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