Recycled Shells Used to Rebuild NH Oyster Reefs

Recycled shells are spread from a barge in the Squamscott River. Photo The Nature Conservancy of New Hampshire/R. Konisky. More than 50 tons of recycled shells are being deposited into the Squamscott River this week in an effort to boost the local oyster population.

The New Hampshire chapter of the nonprofit conservation group The Nature Conservancy is continuing its ongoing work to rebuild oyster reefs in the area by bulking up the natural habitat near a railroad trestle over the river.

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