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Oyster Castle blocks provide new habitat

The oyster populations in the United States and other parts of the world have declined an estimated 85% over the past 100 years. The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) estimates the Chesapeake Bay area population is less than 5% of what it used to be. With this decline, natural reef cultch, e. g. shell, have disappeared along with many of the estuarine banks they protected for years.

In 2007, Virginia based Allied Concrete Company partnered with The Nature Conservancy/Virginia Coastal Reserve & The Nature Conservancy/South Carolina chapter to focus on finding a solution to...

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