How-to instructional videos

We have created a comprehensive set of instructional videos to help with every aspect of the seagrass restoration process. Included with the videos are guidance notes. The videos are divided into chapters to make it easier to reference specific information that may be required. 

Seagrass meadow site survey & transects

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How to find seagrass in your local area and establish if there is a restoration opportunity, and how to survey and collect and record robust scientific data.

Video guidance notes:

Seagrass Restoration 01

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Identifying flowering seagrass & harvesting seagrass seed

How to identify flowering stems and mature seeds, and how to harvest them.

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Video guidance notes:

Seagrass Restoration 02

Storing & processing seagrass seed

Seagrass Restoration 03

How to collect and process seeds once they have been released from the flowering stems, and how to care for them until you are ready to plant

Video guidance notes:

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Seagrass Restoration 04

Bagging & planting seeds

How to bag and plant the seeds, including restoration area site selection 

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Video guidance notes:

Seagrass Restoration 05

Licensing & permissions

coming soon

What permissions and licences you will need from NatureScot and Marine Scotland before you can begin your restoration journey.

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Video guidance notes:

Native oyster restoration how-to videos coming soon

Native Oyster Restoration

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Further Information 

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FAQs

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Restore seagrass:
How-to instructional videos

Seagrass resotration handbook: