Topics and guest speakers included:
- Oyster growout systems and methods used in small farming operations in the northeastern U.S.
Dale Leavitt, Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island
- A private oyster aquaculture initiative in Martha’s Vineyard – from training and seed development to marketing and promotion
Rick Karney, Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
- Proactive shellfish farm management: Development of best management practices for the east coast shellfish
Sandy Macfarlane, Coastal Resources Specialists, Duxbury, Massachusetts