Hampton Oyster Gardening Seminar

Date:
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Virginia Marine Resources Commission
380 Fenwick Road
Hampton, VA 23651

Did you know a single adult oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water a day? Imagine how clear our waterways would be if we had more oysters! You can help us! By becoming an oyster gardener, you actually become a "foster parent" for a few hundred baby oysters. Plus, it's a fun activity for all ages. Oysters are the easiest pets you'll ever own because everything they need to survive is in the water. Join a community of over 400 residents in Virginia who are doing what they can to clean up the water.

Gardeners raise their oysters for one year, then return them to CBF so we can plant them onto a sanctuary reef where they will be protected from harvest to grow, filter, and reproduce.

ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION OPTIONS

Pay Later: Select this option if you

  • prefer to pay with cash or check, or
  • are interested but want to learn more before you commit. We will have equipment ready for you.

Guest: Use this option if you

  • are bringing additional guests or family members with you,
  • are a member of the media, or
  • just want to learn more but don't intend to participate. This will help us ensure we have enough seating.

Want more information about oyster gardening? Visit our oyster gardening web page.

Come join us!

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