Welcome to the Community Eelgrass Restoration Initiative

Hello everyone, and welcome to our updated Eelgrass Mapping Project! I wanted to introduce the Community Eelgrass Restoration Initiative and let you know how we will be involved moving forward.

CERI is an eelgrass restoration initiative operating out of Dalhousie and the Future of Marine Ecosystems Lab (FOME). Our research utilizes a Two-Eyed seeing approach and values both scientific knowledge as well as historic and current information passed down through communities. We acknowledge the power of observation and are working closely with local Mi’kmaw communities to gather their insight on local eelgrass populations. Our project centers around long-term restoration and incorporates public awareness, low-impact restoration methodologies, quantification of biodiversity and carbon values, and an understanding of climate-resistant restoration efforts!

We are calling on nature lovers and water enthusiasts to join us in identifying eelgrass meadows across Nova Scotia. ...more ↓

Posted on September 21, 2023 11:34 AM by eaceelgrassteam eaceelgrassteam | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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The Ecology Action Centre (EAC) is partnering with the Community Eelgrass Restoration Initiative (CERI) on an eelgrass mapping project, and we are inviting participants from across Nova Scotia to take part. Whether you love spending time in water, enjoy exploring nature, or just want to learn more about this incredible plant, you can participate by sharing your valuable information on ...more ↓

eaceelgrassteam created this project on July 15, 2020
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