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Oysters and Ecosystems: How the Eastern Oyster Shapes the Chesapeake Bay

January 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

annapolis maritime museumThis lecture is part of Annapolis Maritime Museum’s 2021 Winter Lecture Series.

Covered topics:

  • For millennia, the oyster has been a linchpin in the Bay’s ecosystem. For centuries, the oyster has impacted the politics and economy of the State of Maryland.
  • Learn about the impact of aquaculture on the wild fishery, supplying more oysters to market.
  • Focus on the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance that is dedicated to helping recover the Bay’s oyster population by putting 10 billion oysters in the Bay by 2025.

Presenter: Jesse Iliff | Riverkeeper of South, West, and Rhode Rivers

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January 28
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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