Keeping it living!
Carbon Stocks, Sources, and Accumulation Rates in Eelgrass Meadows
Understanding carbon dioxide (CO2) sources and sinks is crucial for combating climate change. Vegetated ecosystems, including coastal habitats like mangroves, salt marshes, and seagrass meadows, play a significant role in capturing and storing carbon, known as “blue carbon.”
Eelgrass Washer Tying
Eelgrass ~ C. NormanDate and Time Flexible - complete before June 8 Location At homeDescription We have a new and unique volunteer...
Earthworks Continue at Kus-kus-sum
While the Kus-kus-sum site is already beginning to come into its own, there is still much work to be done. Just over one third of the area was recontoured and planted last year in 2022. Project Watershed aims to recontour and replant the remainder of the site this summer and fall, if funding allows. The key works you will see on site this year include recontouring and regrading, habitat complexing, and native species planting.
Project Watershed is Hiring Environmental Technicians!
We will be hiring two environmental technicians who will be supporting Project Watershed’s restoration and monitoring projects for during Summer of 2023.
Eelgrass Transplant Tying
Project Watershed is working to restore eelgrass beds around the Oyster River Estuary! Professional divers will bring in locally-harvested donor eelgrass plants, and volunteers are needed to tie the plants onto metal washers so we can transplant the eelgrass to a new home.
2023 Annual General Meeting
Register now! We are holding its 30th Annual General Meeting on June 10 from 10:30am – 12:00pm. Everyone is invited to join and must pre-register to receive the AGM package.