The State-of-the-Beaches Webinar and Field Trips
Geologists from Maine and New Hampshire will provide a 2021 update on the State-of-the-Beaches.
Thanks to beach profiling volunteers who continued to collect data during 2020, we have new findings to share. Highlights from Maine and New Hampshire will focus on the impacts of human activities, including dune restoration, dune creation, beach nourishment, and nearshore placement of sand.
Presenters: Steve Dickson and Pete Slovinsky, Maine Geological Survey; Alyson Eberhardt, New Hampshire Sea Grant; Larry Ward, University of New Hampshire; and John Cannon, National Weather Service.
Join Us the Following Friday In Person for a Beach Field Trip in Maine or New Hampshire, October 8, 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Walk and talk with geologists from your state about beach change and how beach profiling efforts can help us understand trends and inform beach management decisions. Participants must provide their own transportation.
Option 1: Camp Ellis and Saco beaches, Maine
Learn about beach nourishment, dune restoration, and other engineering approaches with Steve Dickson and Pete Slovinsky from Maine Geological Survey. Maximum: 15 participants.
Option 2: Hampton Beach State Park, New Hampshire
Learn about the dynamics of Hampton beach, recent beach nourishment efforts, and sand dune restoration efforts in the state with Alyson Eberhardt, New Hampshire Sea Grant and Larry Ward, University of New Hampshire. Maximum: 15 participants.