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Abundance of Chesapeake Bay’s underwater grasses rises 21% in 2015

April 28th, 2016 by admin · No Comments

An annual survey led by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that the abundance of underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay increased 21% between 2014 and 2015, an upsurge from 75,835 acres to 91,621 acres, which represents the highest total of the last 3 decades and just under half of the baywide 185,000-acre restoration goal.

Read more about the 2015 survey results…

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