McDonald to coordinate Mississippi Oyster Gardening Program

After its 2016 pilot run, the Mississippi Oyster Gardening Program will open its first season in June with nine sites along the Coast. Justin McDonald has been hired to manage and grow the program, which organizes volunteers and the materials they need to grow oysters that will be used to restore reefs in the state….

Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening

Volunteers in the Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening Program grew more than 50,100 oysters this season. These people and organizations make the restoration program work: volunteers, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant, Mobile Bay National Estuary Program, Alabama Clean Water Partnership – Coastal Basin, The Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University Shellfish Lab, the Auburn University Department of Fisheries…