How to Build an Oyster Cage

Students show how to build an oyster cage that can be used in CBF's oyster gardening program.

Students show how to build an oyster cage that can be used in CBF's oyster gardening program.

Oysters filter the water and provide habitat. Raise baby oysters (called "spat") in oyster cages. Hang the cage off a dock until the oysters have grown enough to be added to a reef.

Made in part by students who attended CBF Student Leadership summer courses.

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