Survey Finds Niantic Beach Stable

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation News, Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach

In November 2018 the Public Trust Foundation, in conjunction with the East Lyme Parks and Recreation Department, reviewed the results of its fourth annual topographic survey of Niantic Bay Beach, 2015-2018. The findings, by the land surveying company Gerwick Mereen of East Lyme, indicate that the beach has been relatively stable since the first survey in 2015, despite the passage …

Beach Grass Plantings Expanded

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach

The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation continued to expand its ongoing Niantic Bay Beach grass project with new plantings at the Beach on Saturday, April 7. Ten student volunteers from East Lyme High School and UConn Avery Point placed 200 plants in five selected dune areas.  With the 200 plantings in April 2016, this brings the total to 400 plants …

Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach – Phase 2

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Niantic Bay Boardwalk and Beach

Phase 2:  Post 2006 to July 2013, including the reconstruction of the Amtrak Railroad Bridge, starting in 2009,  and the reopening of a newer and larger eastern section of the Niantic Bay Beach in July 2013. Phase 2, 2009-2013, construction of the Niantic Bay Beach and eastern half of Boardwalk Before – 2009 Before – 2009 After – 2013 This …