At Water’s Edge

A dike first built to protect Hyde County, NC farms from salt water intrusion is now saving a town from sea level rise.

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Lead funding is provided by P. Roy Vagelos and Diana T. Vagelos. Major support is provided by Marc Haas Foundation and Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III.