Saxis

Saxis Looks for Solutions to Rising Seas

Nov 8, 2019
Pamela D'Angelo

The tiny Town of Saxis on Virginia's Eastern Shore is learning to live with water.

Like other communities around the Chesapeake Bay, residents are looking at solutions to the erosion and frequent flooding that comes with climate change.

Pamela D'Angelo

You’ve probably heard of Tangier— the island of 450 residents in danger of being swallowed by the Chesapeake Bay.

But just a few miles away, the tiny Town of Saxis, whose population is about half of Tangier's, is quietly facing many of the same problems.