History of Restoration

The Oyster Recovery Partnership was formed in 1994, after a group of scientists, waterman, and environmental advocacy groups realized the need for a non-partisan organization that would protect oyster populations; and has been refining large-scale oyster restoration logistics ever since. Check out the below map to see the number of spat on shell ORP has planted over the years.

Plantings 2000-2015

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