“A shortage of oyster shells is hamstringing efforts to rebuild oyster reefs and restore native stocks ravaged by decades of disease, overharvesting and pollution. To fight the trend, Virginia officials this week were busy mining 10,000-year-old shells…”

Read entire article & view amazing photos at Pilotonline.com article.

Having an Oyster Roast or Clam Bake? Save those Shells! at LrNow.org

20130710-170757.jpgOyster shells from local oyster farmer going back in Lynnhaven.

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