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VIDEO: Volunteers plant oysters in Norfolk’s Lafayette River

VIDEO: Volunteers plant oysters in Norfolk’s Lafayette River

By Amie Knowles

March 5, 2024

In a recent report by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), the nonprofit noted that targeting oyster restoration in 20 local rivers, growing the oyster aquaculture industry, and modernizing the management of the wild oyster harvest would, among other benefits, increase the region’s resiliency to climate change. The drive would expand on the good already occurring in the area: Over the past 10 years, the Chesapeake Bay (which stretches along the coastlines of Virginia and Maryland) gained notoriety as one of the “most successful oyster restoration projects in the world,” the CBF said.

@vadogwoodnews In a recent report by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), the nonprofit noted that targeting oyster restoration in 20 local rivers, growing the oyster aquaculture industry, and modernizing the management of the wild oyster harvest would, among other benefits, increase the region’s resiliency to climate change. The drive would expand on the good already occurring in the area: Over the past 10 years, the Chesapeake Bay (which stretches along the coastlines of Virginia and Maryland) gained notoriety as one of the “most successful oyster restoration projects in the world,” the CBF said. #chesapeakebayfoundation #thisisvirginia #chesapeakeva #norfolkva #757tiktok #hamptonroads #oysters #climatechange #environment #environmental ♬ original sound – The Dogwood

  • Amie Knowles

    Amie is Dogwood's community editor. She has been in journalism for several years, winning multiple awards from the Virginia Press Association for news and features content. A lifelong Virginia resident, her work has appeared in the Martinsville Bulletin, Danville Register & Bee and NWNC Magazine.

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