Oyster Aquaculture: A boon, competition or neutral for restoration and fishing

Date: September 29, 2020

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 am

FREE public webinar.

The Chesapeake Bay jurisdictions have committed to restoring oyster populations in 10 Bay Tributaries by 2025 – and seem to be on a path to achieve this goal. During this time oyster aquaculture in the Chesapeake has expanded to a point where its yield may soon rival natural harvests. But this growth has not been without concern and controversy, sometimes pitting different stakeholder groups against one another. This talk will explore what is involved in aquaculture, examine opportunities and conflicts and examine possible future trajectories.

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory presents a free public webinar:

Oyster Aquaculture: A boon, competition or neutral for restoration and fishing

September 29th at 7:00pm

Registration is required: http://www.usmf.org/scienceforcitizens/

Participants will receive Zoom login information after their registration is received.

This seminar is presented as part of the Science for Citizens Seminar Series: https://www.umces.edu/cbl/science-citizens

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