Volunteers are needed for a dune grass planting event on Saturday, March 25 at 10 a.m. in Middletown Township, NJ. The event will be hosted by Middletown Township, in coordination with the Ideal Beach Community Association and American Littoral Society.
Planting dune grass is more than an excuse to get out on the beach during colder months. Dunes are crucial for protecting beaches and nearby communities during storms and providing habitat for all sorts of coastal life. Dune grass is the glue that holds dunes in place and helps them grow.
Ideal Beach is located off Bayside Parkway in Middletown Township between Ocean and Bray avenues. The planting event will take place rain or shine. Please wear warm clothes, and bring broom handles or dibble sticks to make holes in the sand for planting.
For more information contact the American Littoral Society at 732-291-0055.