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What’s a town to dune? How Tybee Island is using native plants to stabilize sand dunes

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Research on Tybee’s dune plant system is now underway by Georgia Southern University. You can follow this fascinating project by checking out updates on the city’s  FaceBook page every first Friday of the month. You can learn what flowers are blooming on the dunes, how the dunes are changing, and what this means for coastal […]

Tybee Island Named One of America’s Best Restored Beaches

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TYBEE ISLAND, GA – After spending three years and nearly $18 million nourishing its fragile coastal environment, Tybee Island is honored to be among the select few winners of the 2020 Best Restored Beach award. The award has been bestowed on five US beaches this year by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) in […]

TYBEE ISLAND COASTAL RESILIENCY EFFORTS GAIN INTERNATIONAL ATTENTION

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TYBEE ISLAND, GA – When it comes to protecting homes, property, and wildlife from increasingly destructive storms, Tybee Island is at the leading edge of the wave to improve its resiliency. These innovative efforts have captured the attention of elite scientists at home and abroad. During the month of March, Tybee Island will host scientists […]

Beach Renourishment Project set to Begin on Tybee Island Dec. 4th

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Beach Renourishment Project set to Begin on Tybee Island Dec. 4th The City of Tybee will begin a beach renourishment project Dec. 4 that will impact the use of various sections of the beach through mid-January. The project will operate 24/7 and involve pumping sand onto the shore. To see when and where sections of […]