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Alabama’s first Oyster Shell Recycling Program captures ½ million shells; ready for January expansion


Alabama’s first Oyster Shell Recycling Program captures ½ million shells; ready for January expansion

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) has finalized its Comprehensive Plan Update to guide over $5.4 billion in investments aimed at enhancing the resources and economies of the Gulf Coast after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Gulf’s First Oyster Farmer Continues to Grow


Gulf’s First Oyster Farmer Continues to Grow

Steve Crockett planted the first off-bottom oysters in the Gulf as a reef restoration projects for the Mobile Bay National Estuary program. Fifteen years later Point Aux Pins Oysters is one of the largest Gulf off-bottom oyster operations supplying restaurants and grocery chains across the South.

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Alabama Seafood Marketing Comes of Age With “Eat Alabama Seafood” Campaign


Alabama Seafood Marketing Comes of Age With “Eat Alabama Seafood” Campaign

Eat Alabama Seafood, a campaign by the Alabama Seafood Marketing Commission, combines the expertise of fisheries managers, the seafood industry, public relations personnel and the food service industry to expand the outreach about Alabama seafood.

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