Dozens Turn Out To Help Imperiled Oysters in Seabeck

I’m still trying to figure out if this is a real story. Hundreds of thousands kicked up by a Navy ship? It appears as if something may have happened during the time a Navy ship was in manuveurs, but it’s very hard to comprehend how one ships’ wake could throw hundreds of thousands of oysters ashore in one swoop. Odd…

8/20 Kitsap Sun
Dozens Turn Out To Help Imperiled Oysters in Seabeck
By Derek Sheppard

SEABECK — Mary-Cathern Edwards was drawn in by the “plight of the oysters.”

Strewn high on the beach at Scenic Beach State Park, hundreds of thousands of oysters were barely surviving on the few sips of water they got each day at high tide.

Edwards and her 10-year-old granddaughter Hannah Holloway-Miller were among about 65 volunteers who showed up Friday morning to the Central Kitsap beach to save the oysters by moving them closer to the water.

More at
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2010/aug/20/dozens-turn-out-to-help-imperiled-oysters-in/

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