For our July 1 Soils Matter blog, we discussed beaches and their benefit to humans and the environment. Beaches are classic vacation spots and habitats for unique plants and animals. They naturally filter waste from ocean water, provide people and wildlife with delicious seafood, and protect coastal communities from storms. To read more on the … Continue reading How are beaches restored?
To many people, sandy beaches are the ultimate vacation spot. Whether it is the feeling of sand on our toes, sunlight on our skin, the sight of seashells littering the shores, or the sound of the crashing waves, beaches continually feed our senses. In turn, they invite us to ignore the chaos of everyday life, … Continue reading Beach Sand: It’s really soil?