Seagrass Management Coalition looking for Your Input

The Fishers Island Seagrass Management Coalition is developing a plan to preserve and manage seagrass, a valuable but threatened marine resource that supports commercial and recreational fishing, ecosystem biodiversity and health, and the beauty of Fishers Island. And they need to hear from YOU!

Here’s what you can do:

Watch a recorded, informational webinar about the Coalition’s goals and progress so far.

View a detailed pdf of some of the plan’s proposed components.

Fill out our Public Input survey to inform the Coalition on how to best protect seagrass meadows and the benefits they provide for people and wildlife, while still allowing traditional uses. The deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 31st, 2021.

Email us! Your voice, interests, and input are crucial to the preservation and management of seagrass and the future of Fishers Island. Comments on the proposed plan are due October 31st, 2021.

To submit comments by email, contact fishersislandseagrass@gmail.com. To complete the Public Input Survey, visit www.fiseagrass.org/fism-plan.

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