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Our Sustainability Mission

Growing up near the ocean, we have each seen the negative effects pollution has on our bays. Poor coastal property management and waste management design has led to the accumulation of excessive nutrients in our bay water, a process known as eutrophication. With excessive nitrogen, our water has darkened in color with the presence of massive algae blooms. These algae, many of which can produce harmful toxins to humans, also deplete the surrounding water of oxygen. Known as “hypoxia”, this depletion of dissolved oxygen is responsible for the mass killing marine life.  To stop this process from happening, organizations have begun employing nature’s solution: shellfish. A single oyster is capable of filtering 50 gallons of water a day. With an...

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