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Coastal Academy
Learn more about coastal ecosystems
Story Maps
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A coastal sand dune with beach grass

Mar 28, 2023

An aerial view of a wave rolling on a bedrock shore

Mar 23, 2022

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Apr 6, 2022

Aesthetic Beach Quality

A bedrock beach with pockets of vegetation.

Mar 16, 2022

Cladophora Algae

Cladophora algae growing on bedrock.

Mar 31, 2022

E. Coli Bacteria

E. Coli bacteria, source:

Nov 17, 2022


Beachgrass growing on dune overlooking Lake Erie shoreline.

Dec 12, 2022

Coastal Sand Dunes

Gregary Ford takes in the view of the coast from the top of an ancient Lake Erie sand dune.

Mar 18, 2022

Invasive Mussels

A person holding a handful of invasive zebra and quagga mussel shells

Nov 17, 2022

Champlain Beachgrass

Beachgrass growing in restored dune habitat.

Jan 26, 2023

Coastal Wetlands

View of a coastal wetland from above - Wix Media

Mar 31, 2022

Shoreline Erosion

A heavily eroding shoreline on Lake Ontario.
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