Seed can be cleaned from underwater grasses in just hours instead of days with the turbulator. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: Turbulator Churns up Underwater Grass Restoration on Sassafras River

It sounds almost like a made-up invention, but the Eastern Shore’s first turbulator is 100 percent real—and it’s helping riverkeepers restore underwater grasses in the Sassafras River. With the machine’s help, ShoreRivers can harvest aquatic grass seed faster than ever to get more of these vital grasses planted, bringing big benefits to the Bay.

Cheryl Costello shows us the churning contraption in action in Chestertown. Watch below: