Volunteer with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance to help build oyster reefs

November 4, 2010

Restore critical estuarine habitats with the CBA

Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance is seeking volunteers for oyster reef construction on Nov. 11, 17 and 30  from 9 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 located at Cessna Park on CR 393 in Santa Rosa Beach and the Mattie Kelly Fishing Pier in Destin. 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.

South Walton Center of NWFSC
109 Greenway Trail
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Cessna Park
1476 CR 393North
Santa Rosa Beach, Fl 32459
Mattie Kelly Fishing Pier
825 Beach Drive
Destin, FL 32541

When: Come any day, or to all 3
11/11/ 2010 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Mattie Kelly)
11/17/ 2010 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Cessna)
11/30/ 2010 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Mattie Kelly)

Contact: Alison McDowell at Mcdowel2@nwfsc.edu
(850) 200-4173