The Weems Creek Conservancy, Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation are partnering to grow bay grasses and plant them in Weems Creek in June, 2003.
Underwater grasses play an extremely important role in the health and productivity of the Chesapeake Bay and the many rivers and creeks that feed it. The different varieties of grass provide food and habitat for developing and adult species of fish, shellfish, and waterfowl. These grasses also help keep the water clean by trapping sediment and nutrients.|
After growing your trays of bay grass at home for 8 weeks, all the volunteers will meet again in June to plant the grass in a Severn River grass bed.
Redhead grass growing in a home system.