|Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on June 26, 2019 at 10:35 PM|
Prolonged Freshwater Exposure Causing Extreme Oyster Mortality
Mississippi is currently experiencing extreme mortality of its' oyster resources due to pronlonged freshwater exposure from the opening of the Bonnet Carre' Spillway. It is going to take all hands on deck to help Mississippi's wild oyster reefs recover. Pew Charitable Trusts' Environmental divison recently announced a new effort to help protect and restore oysters on the Gulf Coast. We look forward to working with Pew and other stakeholders to help Mississippi's oyster reefs recover. Learn more about Pew's new campaign by clicking here:
Pew Launches Effort to Protect, Restore, Oyster and Seagrass Habitats!
(Source: Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Junce CMR Meeting)