Port Stephens marine scientist reports that kelp is making a comeback in Nelson Bay after March flood

Ellie-Marie Watts
September 1 2021 - 7:00am
Kelp recruits have begun appearing in the shallows around Nelson Bay, indicating that the decimated landscape is on the mend after the March flooding. Port Stephens diver and photographer Malcolm Nobbs' photos show what Nelson Bay's shallows looked like before and after the March floods. Pictures: Meryl Larkin and Malcolm Nobbs

Divers have begun seeing signs of new life across the Port's decimated underwater habitat.

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Ellie-Marie Watts

A journalist with 10 years experience, Ellie-Marie connects readers to the stories that matter in their communities. A Port Stephens-based news, sport and event writer and photographer with a passion for human interest features.

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