Continued Involvement

Amazing job to everyone who participated in the City Nature Challenge 2018: Boston Area! Together, 55 people have collected 154 oyster observations along our Boston's coast and harbor islands. Thanks to your hard work, 54 species of mollusks were added to the project. See more of the Challenge results at:

Even though the City Nature Challenge has concluded for 2018, the Delectable Osters data quest is still going. This is a continuous data collection project, meaning your observations will contribute to an important research and environmental management project out of MIT and the National Park Service throughout the year. Let's keep up the momentum and observe even more occurrences of both our native and invasive oysters!

Posted on May 24, 2018 02:39 PM by zoefoster zoefoster | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Welcome to Delectable Oysters! This is one of six data quests run by the Boston City Nature Challenge. The goal of this quest is to document the various species within the order Ostreidae, or true oysters, that live in our harbor.

By recording the presence of oysters along our coastlines, you will be helping us determine whether our native oyster is holding its own, or whether the ...more ↓

zoefoster created this project on February 01, 2018
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