Friday, May 25, 2012

Mike Hardesty, MGO Program in Chester River Association Currents

It’s June, 2011. Mike Hardesty digs an oyster shell out of a bushel basket a volunteer has just handed him. He likes what he sees. "This is just loaded. There are 25 or 30 oysters on that shell. That’s great," says Hardesty, who coordinates the Marylanders Grow Oysters program for the Chester River. "You’ve just created habitat. This isn’t just any shell. It’s the foundation for an ecosystem."
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