Monday, May 9, 2011

Volunteer Needed This Friday Afternoon Gulf Oysters Face Fresh Threat

Volunteer Needed This Friday

If you have a couple hours to spare this Friday afternoon May 13, MOP could use your help on the water. Email massoyster@gmail.com. Don't wear your best clothes as you might get a bit dirty.



Louisiana Oyster Growers Could Face a Second Hit

According to the SeafoodNews gulf oysters may be in for it again. Louisiana oyster growers, just getting over the damage from the BP spill and closures, are facing a new threat: fresh water from the flooding Mississippi.  Army Corps of Engineer plans to divert floodwaters away from New Orleans may result in massive oyster damage on the remaining productive beds. Here is a liink to the latest map infromation from NOOA.

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