Commercial Shellfishing in Greenwich subject of First Sunday Science

Fred Elser First Sunday Science @ Seaside Center features Commercial Shellfishing in Greenwich Sunday, Nov. 1, 1:30-4 p.m., at Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich, at the Innis Arden Cottage.

Talks will be held throughout the afternoon by local commercial shellfishermen and a representative from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Learn from local commercial shellfishermen, about the health of the local shellfish beds and their future. Hear about NOAA’s interest in the shellfish ecosystem services, their partnership with the Greenwich Shellfish Commission, and what they hope to achieve by the end of the current project.

Raw bar of local shellfish will be available.

Free; no park pass required.

Information: 203-413-6756 or [email protected]

Local shellfisherman Ed Stilwagen, left, shucking oysters. He will talk about the challenges and heath of the clam and oyster beds at the Innis Arden Cottage on November — Photo by Cynthia Ehlinger/Bruce Museum.

Local shellfisherman Ed Stilwagen, left, shucking oysters. He will talk about the challenges and heath of the clam and oyster beds at the Innis Arden Cottage on November — Photo by Cynthia Ehlinger/Bruce Museum.

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