Tour participants look at oyster cages

Shellfish Farm Tour Highlights Challenges to Industry

Everyone, it seems, agrees that Rhode Island-grown oysters are among the best to be had at raw bars and restaurants...

Can Oysters Solve the Nitrogen Problem?

One single oyster can filter about 50 gallons of water per day. This kind of filtering power is being looked...

Overcoming Impediments to Shellfish Aquaculture: Case Studies

More than half of the population of the continental United States resides in coastal communities, which are increasingly home to...

March 27: How Oysters Alter Coastal Waters

JOIN US for a discussion on new research looking at how oysters – which can filter over a gallon of water every...

Researchers Assess Community Support for Shellfish Aquaculture in Rhode Island

Over the past 20 years, the amount of submerged land used for aquaculture in Rhode Island has been growing steadily,...

Aquaculture in Ninigret Pond

State of Aquaculture in Rhode Island Salt Ponds

Join us for this public event focused on the state of aquaculture in Rhode Island’s salt ponds. The program will feature...

shucking shellfish at RI Shellfish Initiative launch

Rhode Island Shellfish Initiative to Bolster Shellfishing, Aquaculture, and Bay Health

Aquaculture and shellfishing are multi-million dollar industries in Rhode Island, but there are challenges to both industries’ continued growth. On...

Coastal State Discussion Series | AQUACULTURE PRACTICES & SUBAQUEOUS SOILS

Join us on Monday, April 10 as University of Rhode Island researcher, Mark Stolt, will be discussing work evaluating whether oyster...

Newport Harbor, Rhode Island

Proposed Administration Budget Aims to Eliminate Sea Grant Immediately

Loss of Rhode Island Sea Grant would impact state, University of Rhode Island An unprecedented administration proposal to cut the...

Consent Needed for Aquaculture Expansion

The history and future of the 5% Rule for aquaculture in Rhode Island salt ponds. The amount of cultured oysters...

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