WFSU Home1600 Red Barber Plaza, Tallahassee, FL 32310  ⋅  p: (850) 487-3170  ⋅  e: dimensions@wfsu.org  ⋅  Contact Us

May 29, 2013

Recycling Oyster Shells for Choctawatchee Bay

Please install Adobe Flash Player Plugin.

Produced by: Rob Diaz de Villegas
Original Air Date: May 29, 2013

With 85% of the world’s oyster reefs having already been lost, and with more being threatened, restoration is critical. Many of those efforts center around what’s left in your basket when you leave the raw bar. Every part of the oyster is valuable. Oyster reef provides shelter for various fish, crab, and snail species, many of which we eat. Thankfully, people like the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance staff and volunteers are doing the hard work of collecting shells and putting them back to work for the reef.

MORE: WFSU In the Grass, On the Reef

View More Videos

Related Videos
  • Coastal Dune Lakes of Walton County

    July 23, 2008 ⋅ Walton County's beaches have been a boon for t...
  • Back to Nature Festival 2008

    November 12, 2008 ⋅ South Walton County (FL), is one of the most biodi...
  • Whooping Cranes fly into St. Marks

    January 14, 2009 ⋅ On what was probably the coldest morning of the ye...
  • Tallahassee/ Leon Co. Greenways project

    October 28, 2009 ⋅ For a brief time I had left Tallahassee to work in...
  • The Jack Hadley Black History Museum

    January 27, 2010 ⋅ When I was shooting this, looking through a viewfi...