Oyster reef construction volunteers needed August 12th and 14th

July 26, 2014

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance is seeking volunteers to help bag and build an oyster reefs on August 12th and 14th.

On Aug. 12, oyster bagging will be held at the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance campus at 109 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach. From 9 a.m. – 12 Noon you will be bagging fossilized oyster shell for use in future oyster reefs.

What to bring/wear: Wear clothes and close-toed shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring sunscreen, snacks, a water bottle and a hat. Water and gloves will be provided.

On Aug. 14, volunteers are needed to assist in unloading bagged oyster shell and helping to place the bagged shell in the water at a reef site. The event will be held at Marina Cove Townhomes, Marina Cove Dr., Niceville, FL 32578. Please park in the Schooner’s parking lot and walk over to the boat ramp parking area.

RSVP to Rachel Gwin Gwinr@nwfsc.edu Tel: (850) 200-4173.