Conceptual diagram illustrating a stake with an attached roosting block placed in an area with damaged seagrasses. Roosting birds defecate into the water adding nutrients that stimulate seagrass growth and recovery across the damaged area.

Bird stake installation

Conceptual diagram illustrating a stake with an attached roosting block placed in an area with damaged seagrasses. Roosting birds defecate into the water adding nutrients that stimulate seagrass growth and recovery across the damaged area.

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Author(s)Kris Beckert
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-01-01
AlbumHuman > Management/Restoration
TypeGraphic
PublicationTropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment
Project(s)South Florida Ecosystem Synthesis
Dimensions1000 x 722
Filesize145 kB
Number of Downloads74
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionKris Beckert, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)