After All These Years, Dick Stein Slurps Down His Very First Oyster

Washington State Floats Proactive Plan to Make Oysters Safer

First out of the gate on the issue, Washington State is considering a proactive plan that seeks to prevent illnesses before they happen.

Oyster Aquaculture Training Program – Apply Now!

The Oyster Aquaculture Training Program (OAT) administered by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center, Gloucester Pt, VA is seeking another round of applicants for the 2015 season.  The program is a six month hands-on program, focusing on various principles of oyster aquaculture.  Participants will be learning and working alongside researchers during our oyster hatchery season from April to September. They will receive an hourly salary for the duration of their involvement.   A maximum of four participants will be accepted into the training program to ensure a one-on-one experience.  Participants will be expected to work Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week during normal business hours, and occasional weekends.  The program is from April 1st through September 30th 2015.


Job Announcement: Shellfish Culture Project Manager

Suquamish Seafoods Enterprises

Shellfish Culture Project Manager

Suquamish Seafood Enterprises (SSE) is looking for a Project Manager to begin a shellfish seeding program that focuses on the commercial culture of Manila clams, cultch oysters, and single oysters. Culture of Geoduck clams may also be included in the future. SSE is in the first stages of expanding their business product line into cultured shellfish, as our major product now is the marketing and packing of wild harvested geoduck clams.



JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Marine Culture Technician at the University of Southern California’s Wrigley Marine Science Center, Santa Catalina Island, CA

This position oversees operations of a culture facility for marine shellfish that supports a multidisciplinary faculty research program and an initiative of USC’s Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies called, “The Future of Food from the Sea.”  Posting: Contact Dennis Hedgecock:  

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.

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Court Overturns California Coastal Commission Orders Against Drakes Bay Oyster Farm

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