Whether filtering water, creating habitat, or being darn delicious, oysters are incredible in SO MANY ways! This winter, join ORP for a three-part webinar series all about our favorite bivalve – see more info on topics and dates below. Avoid crowded, in-person events and fully embrace that wintertime, Hygge lifestyle all while learning about the mighty oyster!

Special thanks to MOMs Organic Market for sponsoring this free, virtual series!

Winter Oyster Webinar (WOW) Series – Register below

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Oyster Reef Ecology
Wednesday, January 19 | 6:30 PM | Virtual Event
Presented by Olivia Caretti, Coastal Restoration Program Manager, and Sara Coleman, Coastal Resource Scientist
Get an idea of what it’s like to be an oyster! Learn more about their lifecycle and the ecosystem services they provide, as well as the threats they face.

Oysters and Climate Change
Wednesday, February 9 | 6:30 PM | Virtual Event
Presented by Olivia Caretti, Coastal Restoration Program Manager

Learn how oysters are being impacted by global climate change – and how they can potentially help mitigate climate change’s effects in the Chesapeake Bay.

Oyster Restoration Process 
Wednesday, March 2 | 6:30 PM | Virtual Event
Presented by Jen Aus, Coastal Resource Scientist, and Sara Coleman, Coastal Resource Scientist

Hear directly from ORP’s Coastal Restoration Team how oyster restoration is accomplished in the Chesapeake Bay. You’ll learn everything from how restoration areas are identified to what monitoring takes place when the reefs are completed.