Undersea Grass: Not Always Greener

Tall sea grasses reach the surface of Chincoteague Bay, filling the water like a sunken forest. To many boaters, these beds of grass would be a nuisance. But to Bill Denison, they are a marvel. “You’re looking at one of the most productive areas in the world,” he said, as his boat skims the stops of the grasses which provide important food and habitat for waterfowl, fish and shellfish.