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07/30/18 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

The centuries-old tradition of cultivating oysters in and around Shelter Island waters is surging back from near extinction.

Over the years, pollution, economic downturns and climate change have taken their toll, but oyster farming has come back strong of late. Its success, ironically, may have created a new challenge, as efforts to protect and expand aquaculture leases have clashed with the region’s marine recreation industry. (more…)