Report predicts near-decimation of Coskata-Coatue by 2070

April 12, 2022 7:26 AM | Anonymous

By Brian Bushard

(April 11, 2022) The two conservation organizations that own the vast majority of Coatue and Coskata are looking to take action to protect the low-lying barrier beach from erosion, following a report from the Woods Hole Group predicting it will be almost entirely decimated by 2070.

The concern is that losing Coatue could mean opening Nantucket Harbor to the ocean, potentially increasing erosion along its southern shoreline, and jeopardizing the marine habitat that relies on it.

“If we didn’t have Coatue there, our north shore... Read more


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