Manhattan Beach tries to re-create beach dunes to protect against erosion

Photo by Chuck Bennett, Contributing Photographer, Daily Breeze

Southern California’s beaches were once dotted with dunes, a safe haven where birds nestled into plants and wildlife thrived….A restoration project that kicked off Friday in Manhattan Beach [led by The Bay Foundation] is one of several at local beaches that aim to revive robust habitat and set a path for the future as seas threaten to wash away one of Southern California’s most important recreational spaces.