Learn more about the “Benefits of Seagrass” in our featured article in the April 2022 issue of South Mississippi Living.
- Half of the total seagrasses in the U.S. are found along the Gulf Coast.
- Seagrasses reduce wave action from currents and storms, protecting our homes and communities.
- You can protect seagrasses when boating in shallow areas by remembering to “lift, drift, pole or troll” your boat to deeper water. Lift your motor, drift through seagrass beds, pole through shallow areas, or troll with a small trolling motor.
Read the full article and learn more facts here: What the Gulf Gives: Benefits of Seagrass