- November 17, 2017
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In the shallows of the Chesapeake Bay, underwater Bay grasses sway in the aquatic breeze of the tides and currents. Also known as submerged aquatic vegetation, or SAV, Bay grasses are an indicator of the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers.
Like all green plants, Bay grasses produce oxygen, a precious and often decreasing commodity in the Chesapeake. They also help to protect the shoreline from erosion by reducing wave action.[Continue Reading]