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The Rebirth of a Healthy Eelgrass Meadow

27 March 2017, 11:29 am

scallops and eelgrass

An effort to restore eelgrass beds along Virginia's eastern shore began with people painstakingly planting 200 acres of eelgrass seeds by hand. Today, these eelgrass meadows have grown to 6,195 acres — providing a home for an estimated 240,000 bay scallops.

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