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Raking up Bay grass beds in a bid to restore them

Restoring the Chesapeake Bay’s depleted underwater meadows is a painstaking process, requiring lots of elbow grease, savvy, and patience. Paradoxically, it begins by pulling up a little of what’s left of the critical aquatic habitat. Standing knee-deep in the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Elle Bassett and a handful of helpers raked clumps of […]