Conservationists along the North Shore of Massachusetts are taking a different approach to protecting the coastline from storm erosion, flooding, and rising sea levels.
Homeowners are doing all they can to save their property from the sea.
The crumbling cliff is threatening the Gay Head Lighthouse. Now there are efforts to try and move the lighthouse inland.
The heat is on and that means the minds of New Englanders turn to thoughts of hitting the beach.
Cape Cod is looking forward to a busy summer with an improving economy and more people willing to travel.
When the last storm which hit the coast hard rolled in earlier this month, homeowners were given the green light by state officials to do whatever they needed to in order to protect their homes during the local emergency.
After being beaten by storms for decades, repairs are being made to the beach to make it a destination for families.