Fonseca, M.S. et al.
Guidelines for the Conservation and Restoration of Seagrasses in the United States and A4acent Waters was developed by Mark Fonseca of NOAA’s Beaufort Laboratory, along with Jud Kenworthy and Gordon Thayer, with hnding &om NOAA’s Coastal Ocean Program. The document presents an overview of the current state of seagrass conservation and restoration in the United States, discusses important issues that should be addressed in planning seagrass restoration projects, describes different planting methodologies, proposes monitoring criteria and means for evaluating success, and discusses issues faced by resource managers.
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