While we don’t necessarily agree with the practice of beach badges, we get it. They pay for services at the beach like lifeguards. For a long time we have argued that a regional or a statewide beach badge would be great for surfers, anglers and lots of folks. Plenty of people would buy them.
We supported this idea last year through a bill in the NJ legislature that would allow counties to run beaches if towns agreed.
We have talked about the safety of replenished beaches for a long time. Here is a good hard look from Delaware by Lynn R. Parks in Delaware Beach Life magazine.
Manasquan Ocean Friendly Garden a Success!