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wppRebounding underwater grasses signal recovering Chesapeake Bay

By Joan Smedinghoff – Chesapeake Bay Program – March 6, 2018
Underwater grasses are a critical part of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. Also known as submerged aquatic vegetation or SAV, underwater grasses are plants that grow in the shallow waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Now, a new study finds that on-land nutrient reductions along with conservation initiatives have resulted in a rebounding underwater grass population, and ultimately a healthier Chesapeake Bay.  Read full blog here.

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