Voices for Biodiversity – Apalachicola NERR

Apalachicola Bay has long been famous around the world for its thousands of acres of oyster beds. In fact, in the past, 90 percent of Eastern oysters served in Florida were from Apalachicola. However, changes in climate and reduced freshwater flow into the bay from upstream diversions are changing the estuary. Fortunately, Apalachicola Bay scientists are documenting the altered ecology of the watershed using a wide system of data loggers, towers and observations.

Apalachicola Bay
Apalachicola Bay

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