Since 2003, a diverse group of stakeholders involved in growing, harvesting, studying, educating, managing and eating oysters have voluntarily and productively worked together to protect and restore North Carolina’s oyster habitats and fisheries. This website links their efforts to present a holistic approach to advancing the vision of North Carolina becoming “the Napa Valley of Oysters.” is North Carolina’s clearinghouse for oyster habitat restoration, planning, education/outreach and research. It is designed to:

The following agencies and partners are key to the implementation of the Blueprint:

State of the Oyster 2015 Progress Report


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