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Clam Restoration Has Spearheaded Ecological Reversal In Shinnecock Bay, Study Shows

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Stony Brook University professor Christoper Gobler, Ph.D.

Stony Brook University professor Christoper Gobler, Ph.D.

Since the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Project started 10 years ago, the number of clams in eastern Shinnecock Bay has grown by 1,7000 percent and more than 100 acres of new native seagrasses have re-grown in the western portion of the bay.

Since the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Project started 10 years ago, the number of clams in eastern Shinnecock Bay has grown by 1,7000 percent and more than 100 acres of new native seagrasses have re-grown in the western portion of the bay.

Since the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Project started 10 years ago, the number of clams in eastern Shinnecock Bay has grown by 1,7000 percent and more than 100 acres of new native seagrasses have re-grown in the western portion of the bay.

Since the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Project started 10 years ago, the number of clams in eastern Shinnecock Bay has grown by 1,7000 percent and more than 100 acres of new native seagrasses have re-grown in the western portion of the bay.

Laurie Landau and Bob Maze, Ph.D., of the Laurie Landeau Foundation, which has underwritten the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Project for nine years.

Laurie Landau and Bob Maze, Ph.D., of the Laurie Landeau Foundation, which has underwritten the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Project for nine years.

Stony Brook University professor Christopher Gobler, Ph.D.

Stony Brook University professor Christopher Gobler, Ph.D.

Stony Brook University professor Christopher Gobler, Ph.D.

Stony Brook University professor Christopher Gobler, Ph.D.

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman.

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman.

authorMichael Wright on Aug 31, 2022
Shinnecock Bay has seen a sweeping reversal of once chronic misfortunes in the last 10 years, spurred seemingly simply by the depositing of millions of clams in just two well-chosen... more

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