Oyster reef construction volunteers needed for Oct. 24

October 14, 2014

oysterbuildersThe Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance is seeking volunteers to help bag and build an oyster reefs on Oct. 24.

Oyster bagging will be held at Marina Cove Townhomes, Marina Cove Dr., Niceville, FL 32578. 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.

You will be unloading bagged oyster shell and helping to place the bagged shell in the water at a reef site. Special Note: Please park in the Schooner’s parking lot and walk over to the boat ramp parking area, where we will meet then walk down through the water to the reef site.

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