The last couple of days in Washington DC were completely different than my day to day work life; it gave me an alternative perspective on politics in the USA, and helped me realize how important the people’s voices are when … Continue reading
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Tagged Billion Oyster Party, Billion Oyster Project, Dr. Sandra Whitehouse, MA Lobsterman's Association, Northeast Regional Ocean Plan, Ocean Conservancy, ocean planning, Quonset Point Oysters, RI Aquaculture, Salt Water Farms, Sheldon Whitehouse
2016 has been a busy year so far! With all the gear work squared away, and the winter dwindling away it is time to hit the water again, and prepare the farms for the spring. That restless feeling when the … Continue reading
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I am so humble When my alarm clock rings I grumble. Then I stumble outside to hear the diesel rumble. I am so in tune When the bay warms up marine-flora bloom Then I assume the oysters need to be … Continue reading
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Tagged aquaculture blog, Beaver Tails oyster, local shellfish, Narragansett Bay, oyster farm in RI, Quonset Point oyster, Rhode Island shellfish, RI Aquaculture, Umami Oyster, Whale in Narragansett Bay
The summer has flown by as often they do when you’re busy at your work and scarce lift your head to look around at the changing months. Only do you notice the change when the nights grow colder, the days … Continue reading
The Set Up If Woody Guthrie were alive today he would be wandering down a different type of road. The Trans coastal highways have eight lanes and can get you from New York to LA five different ways in a … Continue reading
The wind, the waves, the snow, the sleet, the ice, the ice, the ice. February has been particularly brutal this year, it seems like Al Capone came back for the St. Valentine’s Day massacre, unloaded a tommy gun full of … Continue reading
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It was another frigid morning last winter when Captain Call (Adam) and I got to work two hours before daybreak to steam across the bay, and harvest the mussel seed rope. The Christmas tree rope had been put out last spring, … Continue reading
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Mussel farming has been moving along tremendously in Rhode Island for the last several years. We have progressed from the point of view that mussels are a nuisance on our oyster farm, to the idea that they are a valuable … Continue reading