Officials in Rhode Island are working to create the state’s first shellfish management plan, according to an article on

Recently, Governor Lincoln Chafee and other state leaders went clamming on Narragansett Bay in support of the shellfish management plan project. Advocates say shellfishing is crucial to the state’s economy and culture. And, they say, the plan is needed to manage it effectively.

Read more about shellfishing in Rhode Island.


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