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Mild Weather Spares Avalon’s Beaches

By Vince Conti

AVALON – Dr. Stewart Farrell, of Stockton University’s Coastal Research Center, presented his semi-annual report on the state of Avalon’s beaches, at the April 22 borough council meeting. He concluded that the borough’s north end is in “good shape” following an unusually mild winter season.
Farrell said that no back passing effort would be needed this year. These procedures move sand from the beaches at the center of the borough to the frequently eroded beaches on the north end, in years when there is no scheduled federal hydraulic beach fill project.
Farrell said that “lost sand” on the north end beaches was at an all-time low after a winter where most of the storms “veered off north to New England.” 
In 2019, a federal beach nourishment project placed over 570 thousand cubic yards of sand in the borough’s northern shoreline.

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