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VIMS to hold lecture on seagrass March 25

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science will host a lecture titled, “The Next Generation of Seagrass Research: Using the Past as a Guide to Address Future Challenges” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 25 via Zoom, as part of its After Hours Lecture series.

For more than 40 years, VIMS has led one of the most successful seagrass monitoring and restoration programs in the world. Its long-standing research program has greatly contributed to the science community’s understanding of seagrasses and the factors that threaten their survival. There is now a new scientist at the program’s helm and he is using lessons learned from the past to guide the research forward.

During the lecture, Dr. Chris Patrick, Assistant Professor at VIMS, will discuss what VIMS has learned about seagrasses over four decades, the challenges that lay ahead, and how his team is working to understand and address those challenges.

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