Category Archives: Northeast Regional Ocean Plan

A Day in the Life

In the morning the sweet steam from the cup of coffee fills my nose as I drive slowly through the rain and dark trying to break through my sleepy haze before arriving at work. The boat sits silently in the … Continue reading

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When the Days Start to Stretch and the Snow Melts

When the days start to stretch and the snow melts The west wind blows hard, but the bitter bite is gone The hibernating oyster farmer stretches his arms out, views the sunrise over the Bay, and assess if the wind … Continue reading

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Dirty Tech

“Oyster farming aint easy” so goes the old quote Half the time you’re sweating and dirty, the rest you’re fixing the boat When you’re down in the bilge on a bright summer day Just call your hydraulic company they’ll show … Continue reading

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