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Entries from April 2018

Underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay continue record growth

April 25th, 2018 · No Comments

Third straight year with record acreage capped by first-ever 100,000+ acre total
An annual survey led by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science mapped an estimated 104,843 acres of underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay in 2017, the highest amount ever recorded and the third consecutive year of record-breaking abundance.
It is also the first time [...]

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