Tag Archives: SEAGRASS

Plan Developed by Fishers Island Seagrass Management Coalition

September 2022 The Fishers Island Seagrass Management (FISM) Coalition has developed a plan to protect the threatened but vital resource of eelgrass beds in Long Island Sound. The FISM coalition, a group that represents a variety of stakeholder interests, established a goal of protecting all of Fishers Island’s eelgrass, as it is an important resource in sustaining the quality of …

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FISM: Eelgrass vs. Algae

October 1, 2020 By Connor Jones, FISM Coordinator fishersislandseagrass@gmail.com You are walking on the beach on a breezy fall day and come across something thin, green and plant-like washed up on the beach. You know it came from the ocean, but how do you tell if it is a plant or a type of algae? The most common marine plant …

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Wrack Line

"Healthy eelgrass meadows along our shores ensure that there is a constant supply of material for the wrack line."

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