Oyster South Symposium Returns With April Meeting in Biloxi

The annual Oyster South industry symposium isn’t a typical scientific conference. Besides being filled with relevant information on oyster aquaculture in the south Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico, it is also fun. The organization, a charitable foundation supporting shellfish aquaculture in the southern U.S., has members ranging from growers, chefs, wholesalers, gear suppliers, students and food writers.

This North Bay Oyster Outfit is Opening Up and Crawling Up The Coastline

March 7, 2022 Tierney Plumb, SFGate

For the first time in its nearly 40-year history, Tomales Bay’s celebrated Hog Island Oyster Co. will add a sibling farm that’s expected to shore up its beloved bivalves.

TX State Closures Killing Livelihoods, Oyster Harvesters Say

More than 100 oyster harvesters from Galveston County and across Texas gathered recently outside the Texas Parks & Wildlife office in Dickinson in effort to convince the state to reopen the bays and save their jobs.

B.C. Shellfish Growers Experiencing A Watershed Moment

West Coast growers have endured a tough couple of years as the COVID-19 pandemic dried up demand from restaurants and international markets, and extreme temperatures in June cooked countless beach-grown oysters and clams alive in their shells.

In Virginia, Country’s Top Oyster-Breeding Facility Gets Upgrade to Match

January 6, 2022 Jeremy Cox, Bay Journal

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science plans to open a new oyster-breeding and research facility at its Gloucester Point campus by spring 2022.