From Roasts to Reefs

For several years now, the North Carolina Coastal Federation has tried to tackle the state's declining oyster population by rebuilding its oyster reefs... one bag of old shells at a time. On a recent afternoon at their center on Bogue Sound, the Federation got some help in that task from a class of high school biology students. WHQR's Megan Williams dropped in on the "oyster bagging" and brought back this audio postcard...

Ocean, NC, March 1, 2006 – On March 25th, NC Coastal Federation will present three simultanious regional forums on oyster restoration efforts. To find out more, please visit their website at

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