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Wiregrass Seed, Native Ground Cover Restoration

Otto sorting wiregrass seeds

Upland Habitat biological scientist George Otto analyzes Aristida stricta (wiregrass) seed before a Native Ground Cover Restoration field is planted.


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FWC Facts:
Biologists estimate 10,000-14,000 sturgeon live in the Suwannee River. Adult populations in other Gulf Coast rivers range from a few hundred to about 2,000.

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