Rebuilding Great Bay Oyster Beds

Rebuilding Great Bay Oyster Beds
Photo/The Nature Conservancy

SeacoastOnline.com: Efforts to restore the declining oyster population in [New Hampshire’s] Great Bay estuary are showing signs of progress, but for some brave volunteers it means dealing with the smellier side of conservation.

Great Bay-Piscataqua Waterkeeper Jeff Barnum knows all too well about the important role these molluscs play in a fragile ecosystem. That is why you will find him and other brave Coastal Conservation Association of New Hampshire volunteers lugging bushels of recycled oyster shells each week.

Read more about efforts to rebuild Great Bay’s oyster beds.