Recycled Christmas Trees Help Fight Beach Erosion on the Outer Banks

The holiday season is over so give your Christmas tree a much needed beach vacation! Every year on the Outer Banks recycled trees are taken away and put on the beaches by the *Boy Scouts and a few other organizations. This event will stimulate sand dune grass growth. Through scooping and shoveling sand on the … Continue reading Recycled Christmas Trees Help Fight Beach Erosion on the Outer Banks

3000 Christmas Trees Help Stabilize Outer Banks Dunes

Thanks to a some generous help from some Virginia Beach friends and some really hard work on the beach in Kitty Hawk and Nags Head, a lot of the sand dunes along the beach are looking better than ever. Donny King chef/owner of Ocean Boulevard in Kitty Hawk got a friend of his up in … Continue reading 3000 Christmas Trees Help Stabilize Outer Banks Dunes

Repurposing Christmas Trees on the Outer Banks

It’s such a simple idea it’s amazing that it works. After the holidays are done and all the trimmings come off the Christmas tree, create a new purpose for it. Place it at the base of a sand dune and let nature take its course. Here on the Outer Banks it’s become sort of an … Continue reading Repurposing Christmas Trees on the Outer Banks