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Cape May Point lets sand grow nature’s bounty

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Dale Gerhard

Cape May Point beach tag checker Austin Schwartz of Cape May Point, picks up trash on the beach using grabbers and a bag. Cape May Point gave up machine raking the beach, a practice that results in a sterile strand with no seashells, shorebirds, plants and other natural beach ecosystem features. Instead of tractors towing rakes, beach tag checkers pick up debris by hand each day. Wednesday Aug. 28, 2013. (Dale Gerhard Photo/Press of Atlantic City)

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CAPE MAY POINT — An elderly man walks a line of seaweed pointing out black skate cases and the long, yellow strands full of tiny, perfectly formed whelks to his grandson.

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4 images

Dale Gerhard

Cape May Point beach tag checker Austin Schwartz of Cape May Point, picks up trash on the beach using grabbers and a bag. Cape May Point gave up machine raking the beach, a practice that results in a sterile strand with no seashells, shorebirds, plants and other natural beach ecosystem features. Instead of tractors towing rakes, beach tag checkers pick up debris by hand each day. Wednesday Aug. 28, 2013. (Dale Gerhard Photo/Press of Atlantic City)