Hope on the Half Shell Oyster Report - Press Call

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation released a report on February 15, 2024, entitled “Hope on the Half Shell: Harnessing Oysters to Build Ecological and Community Resilience.” There were many recommendations within the report, three of which included targeting oyster restoration in 20 additional Bay rivers, equitably growing the oyster aquaculture industry, and modernizing management of the wild oyster harvest.

The following experts participated in this press call to explain the report and what it means for our Bay and communities:

  • CBF Maryland Executive Director Allison Colden;
  • CBF Virginia Executive Director Chris Moore; and
  • President Emeritus of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Don Boesch.

Read the press release

Download the report

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