Dune grass is an important part of the shore ecosystem as it helps prevent erosion and provides cover to a variety of animals that call the marsh and dune home. Though salt grass can survive in the harsh environment of saltwater, direct sun, and poor soil, it is susceptible to damage from human impacts. During your visit to Sagamore Hill's beach area, you can help protect dune grass by staying on trail and out of the dune area completely.
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