What does it mean that our shoreline is ‘hardening?’ It’s not good

(Author’s note: This is part one of a three-part series examining southeastern North Carolina’s hardened shoreline.) SOUTHEASTERN, N.C.—Every year, the North Carolina coast is getting harder—and that’s not a good thing. “We lose on average 26 miles a year to vertical wall hardening,” Ted Wilgis, a biologist for North Carolina Coastal Federation, said. RELATED: Here’s … Continue reading What does it mean that our shoreline is ‘hardening?’ It’s not good