The Seabrook Beach Village District hosted The Coastal Resilience and Sand Dunes in Seabrook Workshop 1-Dune Health March 27 at 4 PM at the Seabrook Beach Precinct Building.
After a brief introduction, members of the group walked to the dunes. While on Hudson Street the discussion revolved around examining the beach grass die off, the many threats to our beach’ dunes and learning about the work the UNH team is doing.
Upon returning to the building, a discussion was held on where and how to use the beach and dunes. Julie LaBranch (Rockingham Planning Commission), spoke of the importance of sand dunes while Alyson Eberhardt (Coastal Ecosystems Specialist/NH Sea Grant/UNH Cooperative Education) spoke on dune ecology and function. Gregg Moore,PHD UNH,showed video made by drones over the entire length of our beach as he spoke about dune health and resilience.
A discussion of all information needs and priorities was followed by the announcement of Workshop 11 ( Dune and Beach Planning) which will be held from 2:00pm – 4:00pm on April 18 at the Seabrook Library.