Come out and celebrate National Estuaries Day with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance. Volunteers are needed for oyster reef construction on Sept. 24 from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. The group will be bagging oyster shells at the South Walton Center of Northwest Florida State College. The you will then travel to place bagged oyster shell at a reef site near the Mattie Kelly Fishing Pier in Destin, Florida. Some transportation to reef site is available.
What to bring/wear: Wear gloves, clothes and close-toed shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty and wet. Bring a towel, sunscreen, bug spray and a hat. Bring water and snacks.
Location: Northwest Florida State College South Walton Center
109 Greenway Trail
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Mattie Kelly Fishing Pier
825 Beach Drive
Destin, FL 32541
Contact: Alison McDowell at Mcdowel2@nwfsc.edu