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Why We Love Farmed Seafood

This Valentine’s Day, NOAA experts share their love stories with aquaculture.
February 13, 2024 - News ,
Four people squat on a gravel driveway eating plates of clams cooked on a propane burner. Island Creek Oyster staff enjoying driveway clams, (Credit: Island Creek Oysters.)

Celebrating Oysters During Oyster Week

It's Oyster Week! We're celebrating by honoring one of our favorite shellfish October 16-20 with special features.
October 16, 2023 - Feature Story ,
A clump of several oysters all growing vertically A clump of healthy oysters was pulled from a restored oyster reef in Harris Creek, Maryland, as part of monitoring work. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office.

NOAA Funding Supports Chesapeake Bay Watershed Environmental Education

NOAA is recommending nearly $2.62 million for NOAA Chesapeake Bay-Watershed Education and Training projects that support student learning, teacher training, and more.
July 11, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Two women lean over to examine how one of the women is holding a yardstick in a stream as other people look on. Credit: Virginia Commonwealth University. Professional development experiences funded by Chesapeake B-WET give educators the tools they need to help their students become environmentally literate. Photo: Virginia Commonwealth University.

Al Roker Showcases Aquaculture as a Climate Solution

Al Roker and his team visited aquaculture efforts in California and Connecticut to learn firsthand how aquaculture can support working waterfronts, local businesses, and the coastal economy, all of which are threatened by climate change.
April 17, 2023 - Feature Story ,
Al Roker with Danielle Blacklock, Director of NOAA's Office of Aquaculture Al Roker with Danielle Blacklock, Director of NOAA's Office of Aquaculture. Credit: NOAA.

Meet Eric Weissberger, Oyster Restoration Coordinator for Deepwater Horizon

Eric Weissberger brings years of expertise as a shellfish biologist to his role as oyster restoration coordinator. He helps the five Gulf states and NOAA work together to rebuild oyster reefs after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
November 15, 2022 - Feature Story ,
a man in a red boat rows in a small harbor. Eric Weissberger is the Oyster Restoration Coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon restoration program.