Tennyson Dunes

A Fragile Environment

Coastal sand dunes are extremely sensitive to disturbance. While the plants and animals have adapted to the harsh coastal conditions, they suffer severe damage from pedestrian and vehicle traffic. People walking off the path and trampling fragile dune plants is one of the critical factors affecting the Tennyson Dunes.

Dune Erosion from Natural Perspectives on Vimeo.

The problem created when people don't use the path in coastal dunes.

The Coastcare Code

If you want to help the dunes recover to their natural state here are some simple things you can do: