Dune Restoration in Seabrook, NH - Sept. 20 & 22

 
Published: Sep 5, 2017

Volunteers are needed to help restore the Seabrook sand dunes! Join the Coastal Research Volunteers in planting native dune vegetation to restore the dunes in Seabrook, NH. Volunteers will harvest beachgrass from areas of the dunes where the beachgrass is growing so densely that it could benefit from thinning. At the same time, other areas of the dunes have been degraded or eroded and will benefit from planting beachgrass. Sand dunes play a critical role in protecting communities during storm events. The grass we plant will help build the dunes that, in turn, will help protect homes, businesses, and infrastructure, stabilize the beaches, and provide habitat for wildlife.

Beachgrass Harvest - Dune Restoration - Seabrook, NH

  • Wednesday, September 20th - 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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Sand Dune Restoration - Seabrook, NH

  • Friday, September 22nd - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

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For NH Coastal Property Owners, Municipal Staff and Board Members:

Training: Building Resilience and Sand Dunes on Your Property

Free Dune Plants! Join the NH Coastal Adaptation Workgroup, UNH Cooperative Extension, and NH Sea Grant to learn about a free resource available to NH coastal landowners to increase the resilience of their own property - the Common Garden of native sand dune plants at Hampton Beach State Park. A free workshop will be offered on Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. in Seabrook, NH with a trip to the Common Garden of native sand dune plants at Hampton Beach State Park.  Learn more and register...