Florida Sea Grant

Introduction to Oyster Culture in the Northeastern United States

Introduction to Oyster Culture in the Northeastern United States   Thursday, April 3, 2014 FSU Coastal and Marine Lab 3618 Coastal Hwy 98, St. Teresa, FL The workshop is from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The University of Florida IFAS Cooperative Extension Service in partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division …

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Oyster Recovery Team report: Drought and salinity major issues, not oil

Joe Taylor is executive director of Franklin's Promise Coalition.

For Immediate Release GAINESVILLE, Fla. — There is no evidence that pollutants from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill contributed to the “unprecedented” decline in recent Apalachicola Bay oyster populations, according to a report this week by the University of Florida. Instead, the report by UF’s Oyster Recovery Team cites drought, insufficient rainfall and …

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Results and Conclusions of Oyster Recovery Team Coming April 24

The University of Florida Oyster Recovery Team will report the findings and recommendations from its study of the collapse of the 2012 Apalachicola Bay commercial oyster harvest in a public meeting on Wednesday, April 24, in Apalachicola. Members of the community, oyster industry workers, representatives of resource agencies and any interested stakeholders are encouraged to …

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