MDI Biological Lab Awarded $239K Grant

Adrienne DiPiazza

The US Amry Corps of Engineers has awarded the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory a grant of $239,000 for its work with eelgrass in Frenchman Bay.

Because of the federal funding, the lab will be bale to restore an additional 200 acres on the coast in the next two years.

In the picture below you can see lab volunteers preparing eelgrass to be transplanted into the bay.