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South Fork Natural History Museum
Phone
631-537-9735
Email
Website
Location

South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton

Date

Aug 04 2018

Time

10:00 am

Cost

Free

Age

Adult,Children,Teen/Tween

SoFo: Tour of Conscious Point Shellfish Hatchery: Adults/Children 8+

Program Leader: Ashley Oliver, Conscious Point Shellfish Hatchery Sales and Operations Coordinator and former South Fork Natural History Museum Environmental Educator.

 

Conscience Point Shellfish is a nonprofit organization with the mission to educate community members about the benefits of aquaculture, with a focus on using shellfish to help restore the Peconic Estuary.  The organization’s farm raises oysters to market size and then sells them to local families, seafood markets, and restaurants.  The Hatchery also donates thousands of oysters to the Southampton Town Trustees, where they then seed the oysters into the Estuary.  Join Ashley for an inside look at what it takes to raise oysters and run a successful hatchery.

 

Please call 631-537-9735 for reservations and info about meeting place

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