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VOLUNTEER – FXBG Oyster Shell Recycling Pick Up

May 1 - July 31

We have an amazing growing oyster restoration program and we need your help sustaining it!

We partner with local restaurants across the watershed to recycle their oyster shells. We are looking for a volunteer or two to help FOR staff with our weekly Monday oyster shell pick up from our FXBG partner locations below (time is flexible). The volunteer would meet FOR staff at FOR’s FXBG Office (3219 Fall Hill Fredericksburg, VA 22401) and support moving barrels of oyster shell weighing up to 100lbs with a dolly.

  • Renatos
  • Fredericksburg Food Co-op
  • Port Oysteria  (coming soon)

The shells you’d be collecting will end up being used in our ‘spat on shell’ program where baby oysters (aka spat) are released on the shell in a tank. From there, we place the shell with spat on them into our oyster reefs to increase our oyster population!

Interested in volunteering or have any questions? Email Jen Sagan at [email protected]


May 1
July 31


Jen Sagan

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