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Oyster Gardening In Mississippi

Welcome to the home of the Mississippi Oyster Gardening Program. A volunteer based project which focuses on education, restoration/enhancement, and research by bringing the reef to the people. Established in 2016, the program is now in its third year of operation. It focuses on developing relationships with citizen scientists to install and maintain oyster gardens for use in restoration and enhancement efforts throughout coastal Mississippi waters. Our Gardeners, Garden Adopters, and agency partners make the program successful, and there are opportunities for everyone to get involved. Feel free to explore our website, learn what we do, and if you want to join us we are always recruiting new Gardeners, Adopters, and corporate partners.

2019 Season

The 2019 season has begun! All Oysters are in the water now that salinity has risen in West Mississippi! Growth will be documented on the graph below.

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Thank you for you interest in oyster gardening! If you want to learn more about becoming an oyster gardener, please contact us! Contact