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Don’t Chuck Your Shuck: Local Businesses And Individuals Help Revive Oyster Populations

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Recycling oyster shells is not a new concept, but it’s one the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and Chesapeake Oyster Alliance (COA) are hoping more individuals and businesses will help support.

According to Julie Luecke, Virginia Oyster Restoration Specialist with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, there are currently more than 40 restaurants across the Commonwealth of Virginia that have teamed up with CBF to put empty shells for the oysters they serve in their establishments back in the Bay and surrounding waterways. But the CFB and other organizations are always looking for more businesses and volunteers to get involved.

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