Long Island Town Ups Oyster Harvest
July 28, 2014
Newsday.com: The [Long Island town] of Huntington has introduced a pilot program that will double the amount of oysters that can be harvested in the summer.
Commercial shellfish permit holders can take up to 1,000 oysters a day through August 31 .
“The bayman have been telling us we’re plentiful with oysters,” Town Supervisor Frank Petrone said. “So we worked with them and came up with this pilot program.”