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Assateague State Park to cut 8 campsites

(Feb. 16, 2017) — In an attempt to combat sea level rise, the Assateague State Park in Maryland will eliminate eight campgrounds to make way for larger storm and tide barriers, Delmarva Now reported.

ASSATEAGUE STATE PARK — In an attempt to combat sea level rise, the Assateague State Park in Maryland will eliminate eight campgrounds to make way for larger storm and tide barriers, Delmarva Now reported.

The Campground Improvement Project, slated to begin in the fall or winter of 2017, will widen the base of dunes along the easternmost portions of the campgrounds, according to a Department of Natural Resources press release.

“This project seeks to enhance Assateague State Park’s sustainability as a coastal barrier island,” Maryland Park Service Superintendent Nita Settina said.

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