News // April 16, 2024

Using Shellfish for Water Quality Improvement in Florida

Missed the workshop on Assessment of Using Shellfish for Water Quality Improvement in Florida? If you couldn’t attend the workshop, don’t worry! Video recordings are available. To access the workshop agenda, presentations, handouts, and video recordings, visit the following link: During the workshop, results were presented from a 2-year grant funded by The Nature Conservancy SOAR program. Regulatory and incentive-based policies were reviewed related to bivalve-based restoration for water quality improvement. Additionally, a Florida Shellfish Calculator ( was developed, which estimates the amount and potential monetary value of nitrogen removal services that clam and oyster farming provides. For more

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