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Entries from April 2017

Abundance of Chesapeake Bay’s underwater grasses rises 8% in 2016

April 27th, 2017 · No Comments

An annual survey led by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows the abundance of underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay increased 8% between 2015 and 2016, continuing an upward trend initiated in 2012.
The increase makes 2016 the second consecutive year since VIMS began its aerial survey in 1984 that the baywide acreage of [...]

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