Florida Governor Proclaims March “Seagrass Awareness Month”

Governor Rick Scott proclaimed March 2013 Seagrass Awareness Month, the 12th annual statewide recognition from the Executive Office of the Governor.  As the governor’s office says, awareness of seagrass and its integral role in the marine ecosystem will help to create an understanding of the way seagrass damage can impact both the economic and ecological value of our marine resources.