The vision of the Blueprint is to foster collaboration among partners, ensuring oysters in North Carolina perpetuate a healthy and robust environment and economy.

This update will mark the fourth edition of the Blueprint. Previous editions of the Blueprint resulted in meaningful and successful outcomes. Read about the most recent accomplishments here.

A recently completed stakeholder survey was conducted to better understand stakeholder’s thoughts on the

  • Benefits that come from oysters
  • Perceived threats to oysters in North Carolina
  • Suggested actions that can be taken to restore or enhance oyster populations in North Carolina

Seven strategies are being considered for restoring, enhancing and building oysters in North Carolina. Read more about the strategies and draft recommendations below. Join us for a scheduled webinar to learn more and provide feedback on the draft recommendations.