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The Work Continues for King’s Bay Restoration Project

By |2020-09-03T16:43:01-04:00April 1st, 2020|Our Story|

As the end of manatee season nears, we are excited to dive back in full swing! While the project may have slowed down over the winter months, rest assured our workers with Sea & Shoreline have still been actively cleaning and making progress in our approved winter permitted areas.

Seasonal Changes Produce Healthier Eelgrass Beds in Kings Bay

By |2020-01-26T20:11:19-05:00January 26th, 2020|News, Progress, Science|

If you have swam, boated, or paddled around Kings Bay this winter, you have probably seen an unusual amount of eelgrass blades floating throughout the canals. A closer look may have even revealed that some of the robust eelgrass beds you have grown accustomed to seeing might be looking a little thinner than usual.  No need for concern!

Where the Eelgrass Grows

By |2020-02-10T21:12:28-05:00December 15th, 2019|Below the Water Line, Our Story|

It's no secret that the eelgrass in King's Bay is plentiful and abundant. Once planted, the baby grass is kept in a Grow SAV Exclusionary Device  for about a year. This insures the roots are established and those eelgrass plants are ready to take on the aquatic world! But what happens before all of that? Where do those baby plants come from?