oysters

Bringing Bivalves Back

Oysters have been dying off for the last century, and PhD candidate Mark Ciesielski wants to know why — and how to stop it.

The Scientist and the Fisherman

What do you get when you combine new science with decades of knowledge from local fishermen? A lot of homegrown North Carolina oysters. A whole lot.

Better than Bulkheads

Where N.C. rivers meet the sea, oysters can protect the land, fish, and human habitat.