June 14, 2017
Cleaning the bay, one oyster at a time
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. —
To help clean the Chesapeake Bay, students from Booker Elementary School teamed up with members of Joint Base Langley-Eustis to build an oyster reef on base, June 8, 2017.
According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, oyster reefs form a complex ecosystem, for filter feeders, like oysters, which contribute to the filtration capacity of the reef.