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Eelgrass Extent & Vessel Use: Nature Conservancy Evaluates Fishers’ Eelgrass Resources

Submitted by: Emily A. Bodell Project Coordinator Fishers Island Seagrass Management Coalition fishersislandseagrass@gmail.com 401-871-7147 Off the coast of Fishers Island, in the relative quiet of the early fall of 2017, a bright yellow buoy with a red-and-white flag bobbed atop the cool water, following SCUBA divers along an underwater transect. The divers, scientists from The Nature Conservancy (TNC), recorded the …

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