Support the news

The Ever-Changing Landscape Of The Cape Cod National Seashore 06:16
Download

Play
This article is more than 7 years old.
Statistically, the erosion seen here on Nauset Light Beach in Eastham will catch up to this house is about 10 years. (Adam Ragusea/WBUR)
Statistically, the erosion seen here on Nauset Light Beach in Eastham will catch up to this house is about 10 years. (Adam Ragusea/WBUR)

Last year, the Cape Cod National seashore turned 50. The national park was established by President Kennedy in 1961 when he signed a law preserving almost the entire Atlantic coastline of the outer Cape, effectively roping it off from development forever.

But in nature, nothing is forever. We listen back to a report by Radio Boston's Adam Ragusea on the constantly changing shape of the Cape's shore.

This segment aired on May 28, 2012.

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news