Brevard News

Beach ‘Wrack’ is Valuable Natural Resource Which Prevents Beach Erosion, Benefits Turtles and Shorebirds

Most often in spring and fall, piles of seaweed or “wrack” can wash up onto Space Coast beaches during and after an offshore storm or high wind event. The wrack is a valuable resource that catches and traps windblown sand and helps prevent beach erosion. Many visitors travel to Brevard County each year just to beach comb and collect sea beans from the wrack line. […]