Now, with 400 feet of sand fences and newly
planted vegetation in place, the island is less susceptible to erosion from
storms like those that previously have eroded much of the island.
Date: Aug 7-8, 2003
Event: GMF Site Visit
Project: NOAA CRP #1002
"Beach Stabilization and Vegetative Restoration on Breton Island National Wildlife Refuge"
Location: Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana
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Photo by Carrie Robertson/
Gulf of Mexico Foundation