Oysters and Ecosystems: How the Eastern Oyster Shapes the Chesapeake Bay
January 28 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This lecture is part of Annapolis Maritime Museum’s 2021 Winter Lecture Series.
- 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