Shell Shaking

Friday, August 31, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Maryland Oyster Restoration Center
4800 Atwell Road
Shady Side, MD 20764


Shell shaking involves cleaning oyster shells by shaking off the dirt and debris so baby oysters can successfully attach to and grow on them. This is activity is critical in our oyster restoration efforts. Without clean oyster shells we could potentially lose millions of healthy larvae.

This event is a bit of a workout, but a fun hands-on experience. With lifting involved, it is not recommended for individuals with a bad back or other health concerns. Water will be provided, but bring a water bottle for refills and please wear close-toed shoes.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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