Olympia Oyster Restoration

From Salish Sea Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search


Recent Topic Edits

Salish Sea References

Wiki Rules

  • Wiki text does not reflect the policy or opinion of any agency or organization
  • Please adhere to our social contract
  • Complain here, and be nice.


Link to List of Workgroups Link to List of Efforts Link to List of Resources Link to List of Documents Link to List of Topics Link to List of Places

Link to Headwater Sites Link to Lowland Watershed Sites Link to Floodplain Sites Link to Delta Sites Link to Embayment Sites Link to Beach Sites Link to Rocky Headland Sites

Since 2001 the Puget Sound Restoration Fund and a large array of partners including National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, NOAA Restoration Center NW, Tribal Nations, and Marine Resource Committees have been experimenting with how to enhance the remnant population of Olympia oyster (Ostreola conchaphila).

Summaries of olympia oyster life history if cound at USFWS 1983 and an overview of reestablishment efforts in Peter-Contesse & Peabody 2005.

Numerous technical reports are in the hands of PSRF and it would be useful to have additional review and synthesis of the many issues associated with these populations and their recovery. We are aware of the following efforts have been impelemented: