FSU Receives Grant To Restore Apalachicola Bay’s Struggling Oyster Industry

Florida State University has received $8 million to study how to revive the Apalachicola Bay.

The 10-year project, dubbed the Apalachicola Bay Systems Initiative, will be housed at FSU’s Coastal and Marine Laboratory and will work to rehabilitate the community’s oyster industry.

Sandra Brooke, the lab’s scientific director, said that research will be an important first step to bringing life back to the crippled industry.

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