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The Nature Corner: Oysters – yum, yum


By Ernie Marshall

The Coastland Times has been covering an interesting and encouraging story (e.g., in the September 27 issue) about building oyster reefs in the Pamlico Sound. It is appropriately dubbed the Restaurant to Reef oyster shell recycling program, since a primary source of the shells to build the reefs are local seafood restaurants on the Outer Banks. The North Carolina Coastal Federation initiated the program but it includes local oystermen, the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries and other partners.

This program is

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