Dunes are dynamic!

21 Jan

Remember that big storm on Halloween weekend?  There was some snow, and heavy rain and waves from Lake Michigan closed part of Lake Shore Drive.

While we know marram grass as the ‘dune-builder’ — because its roots hold fast, collect the blowing sand, and help the dune grow — sometimes the forces of nature are even stronger and the dune’s inner connective tissue are broken.

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