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The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association recognizes that the shores, beaches and other coastal resources of America provide important quality-of-life assets within the reach of the largest possible number of people in accordance with the ideals of a democratic nation. We pursue this mission by means of:

  • Protecting and improving healthy and diverse recreational opportunities.
  • Managing, protecting and enhancing environmental resources.
  • Encouraging responsible and sustainable economic development.
  • Preserving aesthetic values.
  • Reducing damage from natural hazards and human activities.
  • Mitigating human impacts to natural processes.

This Association is dedicated to preserving, protecting and enhancing the beaches, shores and other coastal resources of America.