Volunteers needed for Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance Operation Restoration

March 8, 2016

When:
March 19, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2016-03-19T09:00:00-05:00
2016-03-19T15:00:00-05:00

OPERATION RESTORATION is a collaborative effort between CBA and community volunteers to restore degraded shorelines in Choctawhatchee Bay by constructing oyster reefs made from recycled and fossilized oyster shell. These reefs help to reduce erosion, provide habitat for marine life and improve overall water quality in our Bay.

All OPERATION RESTORATION Volunteers should report to the utility barn at the Northwest Florida State College – South Walton Center in Santa Rosa Beach, FL (CBA Offices), 109 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Bag and build oyster reefs March 19
Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Volunteers will be bagging recycled and fossilized OYSTER shell into mesh bags, then transporting the bagged shell to a CBA restoration site to build an OYSTER reef!

Bay oyster shells March 17, 28, 30, 31
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.

Volunteers will be bagging recycled and fossilized oyster shell to be used to construct oyster reefs.

Build an oyster reef March 17, 28, 30, 31
12 – 3 p.m.

Volunteers will transport bagged shell to a CBA restoration site and then construct an OYSTER reef

Please RSVP to CBA restoration coordinator, Rachel Gwin, at gwinr@nwfsc.edu.