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AL Oyster Reef Restoration

(ALL RIGHTS) Jeff DeQuattro, NOAA-ARRA project manager in Mobile, Alabama, looks out over the ReefBLK installations aloog Coffee Island. ReefBLKs are one of three methods being used to restore 3 acres of oyster reefs along the shores of Mobile Bay as part of stimulus-funded project. Seen in the background are oil booms, strategically placed to protect the project from the massive oil spill resulting from the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on April 11, 2010. Photo © Beth Maynor Young 2010 (ALL Rights)


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