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Using Nonnative Oysters to Help Restore Native Oysters in the Puget Sound

Conservationists are using nonnative Pacific oyster shells as homes for Olympia oysters

The rubber boots are essential to our endeavor. Mud paints them brown as we squelch our way to the oyster purses; mesh tent-shaped baskets. My family stays on the purses’ edge — any deeper and we risk sinking to our knees —…
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by: Carly Vester – March 8, 2017


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