Monday, February 6, 2012

CIC Students join Chef Black to recycle oyster shells

Chef Black, Herbert Thornton, & Angela Walp
Thanks to Chef Black, Board member of the Mount Pleasant Coastal Conservation Association, and the CIC students that helped with the oyster shell recycling program at the Oyster Festival.

"Although South Carolina's commercial shellfish harvest has remained stable over the past three decades, the closing of oyster canneries and most shucking houses during this period has resulted in a shortage of shucked oyster shell needed to cultivate and restore oyster beds." SC Department of Natural Resources.
To learn about the shell recycling program:

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