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Eelgrass meadows provide essential habitat for shellfish and finfish. CCE Eelgrass Team planting eelgrass. The growth and survival of eelgrass is dependent upon clear water to provide light for photosynthesis. Planting guidelines for seagrasses. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi. The use of fertilizer to enhance growth of transplanted seagrasses Zostera marina. EelGrass Restoration, zostera marina, commonly known as eelgrass, is the primary seagrass species found in Rhode Island. Eelgrass Restoration, with the support of hundreds of volunteers, the restoration program has transplanted eelgrass to areas of the Bay where it was found historically, and has refined harvest and transplant techniques that restore eelgrass without impacting natural donor e next phase of our restoration. It is an effort to involve concerned local citizens in the preservation of this vital natural resource and we hope to see success with each method! To develop innovative planting methods to restore eelgrass using both seeds and transplants.
Marine Meadows section as well as, citizen Science, or visit rineMeadows. Recently, Steve Granger, a research scientist at University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography has developed a boat-pulled sled which deposits seeds below the sediment surface. Proactive methods of eelgrass restoration include transplanting of individuals taken from healthy donor beds or seedlings reared under laboratory conditions. We look at how much the eelgrass changes from year to year to determine if losses or gains in eelgrass are long lasting. Environmental Conservation 9: 237-41. The investigators were able to plant a 400 square meter area in less than two hours, exceeding initial expectations. DMF also restored eelgrass to Boston Harbor from. Noaa Coastal Ocean Office, Silver Spring, Maryland. This method was originally designed and successfully implemented by Chris Pickerell through Cornell University and. This prevents or reduces seed predation and loss of seeds from waves and currents. Eelgrass transplant techniques, along with cost and labor estimates, are documented by Fonseca. (1987, 1998) and Kenworthy and Fonseca (1992).