United States

Oyster Restoration

Oyster Restoration Volunteers build an oyster reef in Alabama's Mobile Bay to help restore the Gulf of Mexico. © Erika Nortemann/TNC

aggregationmobilefiltertitle

By Topic

[{"title":"Restoring Hong Kong's Shellfish Reefs","description":"Overharvesting and coastal development have destroyed much of the city’s natural reefs. Learn how we are restoring reefs for people and nature.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/asia-pacific/hong-kong/stories-in-hong-kong/restoring-hong-kongs-lost-shellfish-reefs/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"are ideal substrate for new oysters to grow on and form into new reefs.","articleDate":"Apr 17, 2023","contentTypeTag":"Project Overview","geoLocationTag":["Hong Kong","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["oyster reefs","ocean conservation","conservation work"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Asia Pacific"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/asia-pacific"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/hong-kong/KyleObermannHKOysterScenery40.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.866666666666667","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/hong-kong/KyleObermannHKOysterScenery40.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.866666666666667","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/hong-kong/KyleObermannHKOysterScenery40.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/hong-kong/KyleObermannHKOysterScenery40.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/hong-kong/KyleObermannHKOysterScenery40.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.933333333333334","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/hong-kong/KyleObermannHKOysterScenery40.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/hong-kong/KyleObermannHKOysterScenery40.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.225"}},{"title":"Save Our Shells","description":"A pilot program recycles shells from local restaurants to rebuild oyster populations along Mississippi's Gulf Coast. ","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/mississippi/stories-in-mississippi/save-our-shells-mississippi/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Bags of gray oyster shells line a coastline.","articleDate":"Mar 16, 2023","contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Mississippi","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","collaboration","coastal resilience"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Mississippi","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/mississippi","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/a/l/alabama_oyster_reef_restoration_51460081_1640x1230.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.466666666666667","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/a/l/alabama_oyster_reef_restoration_51460081_1640x1230.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.466666666666667","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/a/l/alabama_oyster_reef_restoration_51460081_1640x1230.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.05","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/a/l/alabama_oyster_reef_restoration_51460081_1640x1230.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.05","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/a/l/alabama_oyster_reef_restoration_51460081_1640x1230.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=600&hei=450&scl=2.7333333333333334","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/a/l/alabama_oyster_reef_restoration_51460081_1640x1230.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.05","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/a/l/alabama_oyster_reef_restoration_51460081_1640x1230.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.025"}},{"title":"Florida 2020 Impact Report","description":"This report looks back at our proudest conservation accomplishments in honor of our 60th anniversary and what we hope to accomplish with your support.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/florida/stories-in-florida/florida-impact-report/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"View of Apalachicola River through pine trees from Alum Bluff.","articleDate":"Dec 14, 2021","contentTypeTag":"Report","geoLocationTag":["Florida","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","sustainable fisheries","fisheries","sea turtles","turtles","reptiles","animals","Species","climate change","florida panthers","panthers","cats","mammals"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Florida","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/florida","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ABRP-apalachicola-river-ralph-pace.jpg?crop=301%2C0%2C4814%2C3611&wid=300&hei=225&scl=16.04888888888889","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ABRP-apalachicola-river-ralph-pace.jpg?crop=301%2C0%2C4814%2C3611&wid=300&hei=225&scl=16.04888888888889","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ABRP-apalachicola-river-ralph-pace.jpg?crop=301%2C0%2C4814%2C3611&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.0183333333333335","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ABRP-apalachicola-river-ralph-pace.jpg?crop=301%2C0%2C4814%2C3611&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.0183333333333335","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ABRP-apalachicola-river-ralph-pace.jpg?crop=301%2C0%2C4814%2C3611&wid=600&hei=450&scl=8.024444444444445","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ABRP-apalachicola-river-ralph-pace.jpg?crop=301%2C0%2C4814%2C3611&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.0183333333333335","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/ABRP-apalachicola-river-ralph-pace.jpg?crop=301%2C0%2C4814%2C3611&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=3.0091666666666668"}},{"title":"Ocean and Coasts Network","description":"The Ocean and Coasts Network will help us tackle challenges across a vast geography of shorelines and open waters in the southeastern U.S. and Gulf of Mexico. ","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/what-we-do/our-priorities/protect-water-and-land/land-and-water-stories/ocean-coasts-network/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-middle","mobileImageCrop":"left-middle","pageImageAlt":"Nesting loggerhead sea turtle returning to the ocean at Florida's Blowing Rocks Preserve. ","articleDate":"Aug 27, 2021","contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Florida","United States","Mississippi","Virginia","Georgia","Alabama","South Carolina","Caribbean","North Carolina","Texas","Louisiana"],"topicTag":["deep sea","ocean conservation","conservation work","oyster reefs","coastal resilience","coral reef conservation","Ocean pollution","coral reefs","aquaculture","blue growth"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/l/o/Loggerhead-sea-turtle-Blowing-Rocks-OCN-Sarah-Martin-TNC.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C853%2C640&wid=300&hei=225&scl=2.8444444444444446","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/l/o/Loggerhead-sea-turtle-Blowing-Rocks-OCN-Sarah-Martin-TNC.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C853%2C640&wid=300&hei=225&scl=2.8444444444444446","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/l/o/Loggerhead-sea-turtle-Blowing-Rocks-OCN-Sarah-Martin-TNC.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C853%2C640&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.0666666666666667","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/l/o/Loggerhead-sea-turtle-Blowing-Rocks-OCN-Sarah-Martin-TNC.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C853%2C640&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.0666666666666667","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/l/o/Loggerhead-sea-turtle-Blowing-Rocks-OCN-Sarah-Martin-TNC.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C853%2C640&wid=600&hei=450&scl=1.4222222222222223","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/l/o/Loggerhead-sea-turtle-Blowing-Rocks-OCN-Sarah-Martin-TNC.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C853%2C640&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.0666666666666667","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/l/o/Loggerhead-sea-turtle-Blowing-Rocks-OCN-Sarah-Martin-TNC.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C853%2C640&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=0.5333333333333333"}},{"title":"Oyster Reef Restoration in Great Bay","description":"New program piloted in New Hampshire will help oyster growers and native shellfish reefs around the globe.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/membership-and-giving/donate-to-our-mission/gift-and-estate-planning/newsletter/oysters-great-bay/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"New Hampshire oyster growers placing “uglies” in the water at an oyster reef restoration site ","articleDate":"Jul 21, 2021","contentTypeTag":"Newsletter","geoLocationTag":["New Hampshire","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","Newsletter Archive","stories"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Gift Planning","Membership"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/membership/gift-planning","tnc:business-group/membership"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/o/SOAR_Monkman.jpg?crop=33%2C0%2C533%2C400&wid=300&hei=225&scl=1.7777777777777777","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/o/SOAR_Monkman.jpg?crop=33%2C0%2C533%2C400&wid=300&hei=225&scl=1.7777777777777777","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/o/SOAR_Monkman.jpg?crop=33%2C0%2C533%2C400&wid=800&hei=600&scl=0.6666666666666666","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/o/SOAR_Monkman.jpg?crop=33%2C0%2C533%2C400&wid=800&hei=600&scl=0.6666666666666666","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/o/SOAR_Monkman.jpg?crop=33%2C0%2C533%2C400&wid=600&hei=450&scl=0.8888888888888888","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/o/SOAR_Monkman.jpg?crop=33%2C0%2C533%2C400&wid=800&hei=600&scl=0.6666666666666666","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/o/SOAR_Monkman.jpg?crop=33%2C0%2C533%2C400&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=0.3333333333333333"}},{"title":"Building a Shoreline","description":"The Boyd Living Shoreline in South Carolina will help reduce erosion at Morgan Park while creating new habitat for crabs, oysters and shrimp.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/south-carolina/stories-in-south-carolina/boyd-living-shoreline/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A blue crab shows its colors while out of water.","articleDate":"May 10, 2021","contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["South Carolina","United States"],"topicTag":["ocean conservation","conservation work","climate resilience","climate change","coastal restoration","habitat restoration","oyster reefs","coastal resilience","natural climate solutions"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["South Carolina","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/south-carolina","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_25230567.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.853333333333333","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_25230567.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.853333333333333","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_25230567.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_25230567.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_25230567.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.926666666666667","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_25230567.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_25230567.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.2225"}},{"title":"Healthy Rivers, Delicious Oysters","description":"A new project aims to understand how climate change, upstream water use, and water management decisions affect oysters in the Gulf of Mexico.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/priority-landscapes/gulf-of-mexico/stories-in-the-gulf-of-mexico/oysterflows/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-top","mobileImageCrop":"left-top","pageImageAlt":"A closeup of hands shucking oysters.","articleDate":"Mar 25, 2021","contentTypeTag":"Science","geoLocationTag":["Louisiana","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","coastal restoration","oyster reefs","ocean conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Gulf of Mexico","Landscapes"],"businesstags":["Gulf of Mexico","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/gulf-of-mexico","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/h/shucking-oysters.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C4449%2C3337&wid=300&hei=225&scl=14.831111111111111","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/h/shucking-oysters.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C4449%2C3337&wid=300&hei=225&scl=14.831111111111111","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/h/shucking-oysters.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C4449%2C3337&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.5616666666666665","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/h/shucking-oysters.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C4449%2C3337&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.5616666666666665","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/h/shucking-oysters.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C4449%2C3337&wid=600&hei=450&scl=7.415555555555556","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/h/shucking-oysters.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C4449%2C3337&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.5616666666666665","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/h/shucking-oysters.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C4449%2C3337&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.7808333333333333"}},{"title":"A Slam Dunk for New York Oysters","description":"SOAR project helps coastal ecosystems and oyster farmers like basketball star Sue Wicks.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/new-york/stories-in-new-york/sue-wicks-oyster-farming/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Woman on left side of screen wearing ocean waders and pink long sleeve shirt surveys an oyster cage submerged in water. ","articleDate":"Jan 25, 2021","articleAuthor":["Liz Galst"],"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["New York","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","people and nature","community conservation","sustainable fisheries","fisheries","aquaculture","oyster reefs","ocean conservation","aquaculture"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["New York","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/new-york","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/u/SueWicks_oysters_1.jpeg?crop=419%2C0%2C3193%2C2395&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.644444444444444","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/u/SueWicks_oysters_1.jpeg?crop=419%2C0%2C3193%2C2395&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.644444444444444","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/u/SueWicks_oysters_1.jpeg?crop=419%2C0%2C3193%2C2395&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.9916666666666667","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/u/SueWicks_oysters_1.jpeg?crop=419%2C0%2C3193%2C2395&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.9916666666666667","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/u/SueWicks_oysters_1.jpeg?crop=419%2C0%2C3193%2C2395&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.322222222222222","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/u/SueWicks_oysters_1.jpeg?crop=419%2C0%2C3193%2C2395&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.9916666666666667","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/s/u/SueWicks_oysters_1.jpeg?crop=419%2C0%2C3193%2C2395&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.9958333333333333"}},{"title":"Restoring Australia’s Lost Shellfish Reefs","description":"TNC is embarking on Australia's largest-ever marine restoration initiative, building 60 shellfish reefs across the country.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/asia-pacific/australia/stories-in-australia/restoring-australias-lost-shellfish-reefs/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"left-top","mobileImageCrop":"left-top","pageImageAlt":"shellfish and marine life on a healthy reef","articleDate":"Jan 03, 2021","contentTypeTag":"Project Overview","geoLocationTag":["Australia","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["oyster reefs","ocean conservation","conservation work","coastal resilience"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Australia","Asia Pacific"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/asia-pacific/australia","tnc:business-group/asia-pacific"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/HealthyAustralianOysterReefSimonBranigan.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3200%2C2400&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.666666666666666","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/HealthyAustralianOysterReefSimonBranigan.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3200%2C2400&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.666666666666666","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/HealthyAustralianOysterReefSimonBranigan.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3200%2C2400&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.0","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/HealthyAustralianOysterReefSimonBranigan.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3200%2C2400&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.0","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/HealthyAustralianOysterReefSimonBranigan.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3200%2C2400&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.333333333333333","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/HealthyAustralianOysterReefSimonBranigan.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3200%2C2400&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.0","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/HealthyAustralianOysterReefSimonBranigan.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3200%2C2400&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.0"}},{"title":"What is the Shellfish Growers Climate Coalition?","description":"Learn more about the shellfish growers, wholesalers and restaurateurs across the United States who are uniting to speak up on climate.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/what-we-do/our-priorities/tackle-climate-change/climate-change-stories/shellfish-growers-climate-coalition-faq/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-top","mobileImageCrop":"left-top","pageImageAlt":"Workers at Fishers Island Oyster Farm examining oyster cages.","articleDate":"Aug 20, 2020","contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["United States"],"topicTag":["climate adaptation","climate change","conservation work","shellfish","fish","animals","Species","climate policy","oyster restoration","habitat restoration"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Tackle Climate Change","Our Priorities"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/our-priorities/tackle-climate-change","tnc:business-group/our-priorities"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/FIOF_Retouched_Selects_IMG_9091_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=300&hei=225&scl=9.777777777777779","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/FIOF_Retouched_Selects_IMG_9091_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=300&hei=225&scl=9.777777777777779","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/FIOF_Retouched_Selects_IMG_9091_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/FIOF_Retouched_Selects_IMG_9091_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/FIOF_Retouched_Selects_IMG_9091_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=600&hei=450&scl=4.888888888888889","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/FIOF_Retouched_Selects_IMG_9091_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/FIOF_Retouched_Selects_IMG_9091_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.8333333333333333"}},{"title":"Heard on the Half Shell","description":"Anywhere there’s a coastline, you can find climate impacts—now it’s time to inspire action by letting policymakers know how those impacts have touched the lives of shellfish farmers, coastal residents and the shellfish-loving public.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/what-we-do/our-priorities/tackle-climate-change/climate-change-stories/featured-shellfish-growers/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Hands holding oyster spat on a recycled shell.","articleDate":"Aug 05, 2020","contentTypeTag":"Initiative","geoLocationTag":["United States"],"topicTag":["climate policy","climate change","conservation work","oyster restoration","habitat restoration","shellfish","fish","animals","Species"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Tackle Climate Change","Our Priorities"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/our-priorities/tackle-climate-change","tnc:business-group/our-priorities"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_50284446.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=300&hei=225&scl=9.777777777777779","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_50284446.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=300&hei=225&scl=9.777777777777779","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_50284446.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_50284446.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_50284446.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=600&hei=450&scl=4.888888888888889","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_50284446.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_50284446.jpg?crop=533%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.8333333333333333"}},{"title":"A Tiny Crab in Hong Kong is Showing Big Promise for Oyster Reefs","description":"A small crab was discovered for the first time in Hong Kong on TNC's project reef.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/asia-pacific/hong-kong/stories-in-hong-kong/a-tiny-crab-in-hong-kong-is-showing-big-promise-for-oyster-reefs/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"The small crab fits on a finger tip.","articleDate":"Jul 08, 2020","contentTypeTag":"Conservation Update","geoLocationTag":["Hong Kong","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["oyster reefs","ocean conservation","conservation work"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Hong Kong","Asia Pacific"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/asia-pacific/hong-kong","tnc:business-group/asia-pacific"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/n/a/Nanosesarma_pantianacensis.jpg?crop=744%2C0%2C2544%2C1908&wid=300&hei=225&scl=8.48","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/n/a/Nanosesarma_pantianacensis.jpg?crop=744%2C0%2C2544%2C1908&wid=300&hei=225&scl=8.48","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/n/a/Nanosesarma_pantianacensis.jpg?crop=744%2C0%2C2544%2C1908&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.18","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/n/a/Nanosesarma_pantianacensis.jpg?crop=744%2C0%2C2544%2C1908&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.18","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/n/a/Nanosesarma_pantianacensis.jpg?crop=744%2C0%2C2544%2C1908&wid=600&hei=450&scl=4.24","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/n/a/Nanosesarma_pantianacensis.jpg?crop=744%2C0%2C2544%2C1908&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.18","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/n/a/Nanosesarma_pantianacensis.jpg?crop=744%2C0%2C2544%2C1908&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.59"}},{"title":"Ten Years of Progress in the Gulf of Mexico","description":"Ten years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, we have learned important lessons about how to increase the chances of success of large-scale restoration of the Gulf of Mexico and of other important ecosystems.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/priority-landscapes/gulf-of-mexico/stories-in-the-gulf-of-mexico/gulf-oil-spill-lessons/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Gulf Corps volunteers planting sea oats","articleDate":"Apr 12, 2020","articleAuthor":["Bob Bendick"],"contentTypeTag":"Blog","geoLocationTag":["Alabama","United States","Florida","Mississippi","Texas","Louisiana"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","ocean conservation","collaboration","forest conservation","forest restoration","partners","coastal restoration","coastal resilience","coasts","land conservation","wetlands restoration","habitat restoration","habitat protection"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Gulf of Mexico","Landscapes"],"businesstags":["Gulf of Mexico","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/gulf-of-mexico","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_34253427.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.853333333333333","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_34253427.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.853333333333333","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_34253427.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_34253427.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_34253427.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.926666666666667","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_34253427.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_34253427.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.2225"}},{"title":"Taking action for Virginia","description":"Advancing policies to benefit people and nature.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/virginia/stories-in-virginia/take-action-for-virginia/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"The Potomac River runs through Virginia's Fraser Preserve. The tree lined banks are reflected in the mirror-like surface of the water as the horizon glows in the light of the rising sun.","articleDate":"Feb 28, 2020","contentTypeTag":"Alert","geoLocationTag":["Virginia","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","activism","individual actions","activities","policy","land conservation","conservation funding","conservation finance"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Virginia","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/virginia","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/o/Potomac-River-Fraser-Preserve.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.866666666666667","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/o/Potomac-River-Fraser-Preserve.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.866666666666667","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/o/Potomac-River-Fraser-Preserve.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/o/Potomac-River-Fraser-Preserve.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/o/Potomac-River-Fraser-Preserve.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.933333333333334","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/o/Potomac-River-Fraser-Preserve.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/o/Potomac-River-Fraser-Preserve.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.225"}},{"title":"Chesapeake Bay Top 10","description":"Ten ways we’re working to secure clean water and protect critical habitats in our nation’s largest estuary.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/priority-landscapes/chesapeake-bay/chesapeake-bay-top-10/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A man stands in the wheelhouse of a crab boat.","articleDate":"Dec 10, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Places We Protect","geoLocationTag":["Maryland and D.C.","United States","Pennsylvania","District of Columbia","Virginia","Delaware"],"topicTag":["habitat restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","oyster restoration","habitat protection"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Chesapeake Bay","Landscapes","Nanjemoy Creek","Nature Preserves","Nassawango Creek"],"businesstags":["Maryland DC","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/maryland-dc","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_12359616_4000x2200.jpg","default":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_12359616_4000x2200.jpg","medium2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_12359616_4000x2200.jpg","large":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_12359616_4000x2200.jpg","small2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_12359616_4000x2200.jpg","medium":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_12359616_4000x2200.jpg","large2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_12359616_4000x2200.jpg"}},{"title":"Growing Oysters & Tautog, Too?","description":"TNC collects oyster shells from raw bars and puts them back in the water to help young sportfish survive.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/rhode-island/stories-in-rhode-island/growing-oysters-tautog-too/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-top","mobileImageCrop":"left-top","pageImageAlt":"Recreational fishing contributes $216 million to the Rhode Island economy.","articleDate":"Nov 13, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Blog","geoLocationTag":[],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","watershed","water conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Rhode Island","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/rhode-island","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/Fishing_at_Quonnie_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=300&hei=225&scl=9.777777777777779","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/Fishing_at_Quonnie_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=300&hei=225&scl=9.777777777777779","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/Fishing_at_Quonnie_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/Fishing_at_Quonnie_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/Fishing_at_Quonnie_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=600&hei=450&scl=4.888888888888889","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/Fishing_at_Quonnie_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.6666666666666665","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/i/Fishing_at_Quonnie_4000x2200.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2933%2C2200&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.8333333333333333"}},{"title":"Oysters At The Basin","description":"Building an oyster reef in Maine's Basin Preserve.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/maine/stories-in-maine/oysters-at-the-basin/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-middle","mobileImageCrop":"left-top","pageImageAlt":"Researchers hand holds oyster shells with attached spat","articleDate":"Oct 24, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Project Overview","geoLocationTag":["Maine","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","aquaculture","sustainable fisheries","fisheries"],"placesWeProtectTag":["KEP New Meadows River Basin Preserve","Nature Preserves"],"businesstags":["Maine","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/maine","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/j/other/J-Bell-holding-oyster-spat-on-shell.JPG?crop=0%2C0%2C3000%2C2250&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.0","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/j/other/J-Bell-holding-oyster-spat-on-shell.JPG?crop=0%2C875%2C3000%2C2250&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.0","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/j/other/J-Bell-holding-oyster-spat-on-shell.JPG?crop=0%2C875%2C3000%2C2250&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.75","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/j/other/J-Bell-holding-oyster-spat-on-shell.JPG?crop=0%2C875%2C3000%2C2250&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.75","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/j/other/J-Bell-holding-oyster-spat-on-shell.JPG?crop=0%2C0%2C3000%2C2250&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.0","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/j/other/J-Bell-holding-oyster-spat-on-shell.JPG?crop=0%2C875%2C3000%2C2250&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.75","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/j/other/J-Bell-holding-oyster-spat-on-shell.JPG?crop=0%2C875%2C3000%2C2250&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.875"}},{"title":"Charting a Course for Healthy Waters in New Hampshire","description":"There’s still time to protect and restore our New Hampshire waters. We'll show you how.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/new-hampshire/stories-in-new-hampshire/nh-charting-course-healthy-waters/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Water provides so many gifts.","articleDate":"Oct 23, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Initiative","geoLocationTag":["New Hampshire","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","water conservation","river restoration","sustainable fisheries","fisheries","water quality","oyster reefs","ocean conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["New Hampshire","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/new-hampshire","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_38143067_Large.jpg","default":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_38143067_Large.jpg","medium2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_38143067_Large.jpg","large":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_38143067_Large.jpg","small2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_38143067_Large.jpg","medium":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_38143067_Large.jpg","large2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_38143067_Large.jpg"}},{"title":"Restorative Aquaculture for Nature and Communities","description":"New analysis shows global potential for seaweed and shellfish to improve ocean health, provide food and support livelihoods. ","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/what-we-do/our-insights/perspectives/restorative-aquaculture-for-nature-and-communities/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"four people tend to seaweed growing in the water","articleDate":"Oct 16, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Blog","geoLocationTag":["New Zealand","Asia Pacific"],"topicTag":["people and nature","community conservation","conservation work","oyster reefs","ocean conservation","aquaculture"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Global Insights"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/global-insights"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Pemba_200717_0518.jpg?crop=458%2C0%2C7338%2C5504&wid=300&hei=225&scl=24.462222222222223","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Pemba_200717_0518.jpg?crop=458%2C0%2C7338%2C5504&wid=300&hei=225&scl=24.462222222222223","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Pemba_200717_0518.jpg?crop=458%2C0%2C7338%2C5504&wid=800&hei=600&scl=9.173333333333334","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Pemba_200717_0518.jpg?crop=458%2C0%2C7338%2C5504&wid=800&hei=600&scl=9.173333333333334","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Pemba_200717_0518.jpg?crop=458%2C0%2C7338%2C5504&wid=600&hei=450&scl=12.231111111111112","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Pemba_200717_0518.jpg?crop=458%2C0%2C7338%2C5504&wid=800&hei=600&scl=9.173333333333334","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Pemba_200717_0518.jpg?crop=458%2C0%2C7338%2C5504&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=4.586666666666667"}},{"title":"Turning the Tide","description":"On New Hampshire's seacoast, we're restoring the Great Bay Estuary one oyster at a time. Here's why.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/new-hampshire/stories-in-new-hampshire/great-bay-oyster-restoration/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A handful of oyster shells.","articleDate":"Aug 28, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["New Hampshire","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","coastal resilience","oyster reefs","ocean conservation","volunteering","activities"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["New Hampshire","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/new-hampshire","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/OysterClump_JKlementovich.jpg?crop=110%2C0%2C1780%2C1335&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.933333333333334","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/OysterClump_JKlementovich.jpg?crop=110%2C0%2C1780%2C1335&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.933333333333334","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/OysterClump_JKlementovich.jpg?crop=110%2C0%2C1780%2C1335&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.225","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/OysterClump_JKlementovich.jpg?crop=110%2C0%2C1780%2C1335&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.225","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/OysterClump_JKlementovich.jpg?crop=110%2C0%2C1780%2C1335&wid=600&hei=450&scl=2.966666666666667","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/OysterClump_JKlementovich.jpg?crop=110%2C0%2C1780%2C1335&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.225","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/OysterClump_JKlementovich.jpg?crop=110%2C0%2C1780%2C1335&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.1125"}},{"title":"Diving Deep on Oyster Aquaculture and Restoration","description":"To safeguard the health of coastal environments, TNC is both restoring natural shellfish reefs and working directly with shellfish farmers.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/massachusetts/stories-in-massachusetts/aquaculture-oyster-restoration/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A close up of a pile of brown and white striped oyster shells.","articleDate":"Aug 14, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Massachusetts","United States"],"topicTag":["ocean conservation","conservation work","oyster restoration","habitat restoration","aquaculture","sustainable fisheries","fisheries","economy and environment","oyster reefs","aquaculture"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Massachusetts","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/massachusetts","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Oysters-Aquaculture-Massachusetts.jpg","default":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Oysters-Aquaculture-Massachusetts.jpg","medium2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Oysters-Aquaculture-Massachusetts.jpg","large":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Oysters-Aquaculture-Massachusetts.jpg","small2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Oysters-Aquaculture-Massachusetts.jpg","medium":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Oysters-Aquaculture-Massachusetts.jpg","large2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/Oysters-Aquaculture-Massachusetts.jpg"}},{"title":"Oyster Restoration in Virginia","description":"Aggressive oyster reef restoration efforts are bringing a vital natural and economic resource back to Virginia waters.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/virginia/stories-in-virginia/oyster-restoration-in-va/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Close up view of a large pile of loose oyster shells. The shell halves are massed into a pile, some showing the smooth white interior surface with a dark round mark where the oyster was attached.","articleDate":"Jul 07, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Project Overview","geoLocationTag":["Virginia","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","partners","coastal resilience"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Chesapeake Bay","Landscapes"],"businesstags":["Virginia","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/virginia","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_19153811_preview_cropped.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.466666666666667","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_19153811_preview_cropped.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=300&hei=225&scl=5.466666666666667","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_19153811_preview_cropped.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.05","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_19153811_preview_cropped.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.05","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_19153811_preview_cropped.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=600&hei=450&scl=2.7333333333333334","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_19153811_preview_cropped.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.05","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_19153811_preview_cropped.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C1640%2C1230&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.025"}},{"title":"Aquaculture by Design Chesapeake Bay","description":"Can oyster aquaculture help make the Chesapeake Bay cleaner, faster?","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/priority-landscapes/chesapeake-bay/aquaculture-by-design-chesapeake-bay/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","articleDate":"Apr 30, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Conservation Update","geoLocationTag":["Virginia","United States"],"topicTag":["aquaculture","sustainable fisheries","fisheries","conservation work","oyster restoration","habitat restoration","industry partners","partners","oyster reefs","ocean conservation","science","university partners"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Chesapeake Bay","Landscapes"],"businesstags":["Virginia","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/virginia","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","default":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","medium2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","large":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","small2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","medium":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","large2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg"}},{"title":"Pensacola and Perdido Bay Watershed","description":"We lead many important conservation projects in the Pensacola and Perdido Bay Watershed, such as oyster habitat restoration, fisheries management and estuary programs.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/florida/stories-in-florida/florida-pensacola-east-bay/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Pensacola and Perdido Bay Watershed.","articleDate":"Feb 27, 2019","contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Alabama","United States","Florida"],"topicTag":["kayaking","boating","outdoor activities","activities","aquaculture","sustainable fisheries","fisheries","conservation work","oyster reefs","ocean conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Florida","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/florida","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/e/Pensacola_East_Bay_Devin_Ford_beta.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3997%2C2998&wid=300&hei=225&scl=13.324444444444444","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/e/Pensacola_East_Bay_Devin_Ford_beta.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3997%2C2998&wid=300&hei=225&scl=13.324444444444444","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/e/Pensacola_East_Bay_Devin_Ford_beta.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3997%2C2998&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.996666666666667","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/e/Pensacola_East_Bay_Devin_Ford_beta.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3997%2C2998&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.996666666666667","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/e/Pensacola_East_Bay_Devin_Ford_beta.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3997%2C2998&wid=600&hei=450&scl=6.662222222222222","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/e/Pensacola_East_Bay_Devin_Ford_beta.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3997%2C2998&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.996666666666667","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/p/e/Pensacola_East_Bay_Devin_Ford_beta.jpg?crop=1%2C0%2C3997%2C2998&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.4983333333333335"}},{"title":"Oyster Restoration in Maryland","description":"Bringing back an icon to the Chesapeake Bay.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/maryland-dc/stories-in-maryland-dc/oyster-restoration-in-maryland/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Close up view of a large clump of oyster shells. The surface of the grayish white shells are rough and pitted and dotted with the shells of other small sea creatures.","articleDate":"Sep 15, 2018","contentTypeTag":"Conservation Update","geoLocationTag":["Maryland and D.C.","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","sea-level rise","climate change","oyster reefs","ocean conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Maryland DC","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/maryland-dc","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_45325601.jpg?crop=194%2C0%2C3114%2C2336&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.382222222222222","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_45325601.jpg?crop=194%2C0%2C3114%2C2336&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.382222222222222","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_45325601.jpg?crop=194%2C0%2C3114%2C2336&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.8933333333333335","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_45325601.jpg?crop=194%2C0%2C3114%2C2336&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.8933333333333335","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_45325601.jpg?crop=194%2C0%2C3114%2C2336&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.191111111111111","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_45325601.jpg?crop=194%2C0%2C3114%2C2336&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.8933333333333335","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_45325601.jpg?crop=194%2C0%2C3114%2C2336&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.9466666666666668"}},{"title":"NH Oyster Conservationist Program","description":"Oyster Conservationists are local volunteers willing to help improve the condition of Great Bay by raising young oysters (spat) in the summer and fall. We need you!","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/new-hampshire/stories-in-new-hampshire/nh-oyster-conservationist-program/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A girl on a dock examines oysters in an aquaculture cage, while a boy watches from a small motor boat moored to the dock.","articleDate":"Sep 14, 2018","contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["New Hampshire","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","mollusks","animals","Species","oyster reefs","ocean conservation","volunteering","activities"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["New Hampshire","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/new-hampshire","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_VOLUNT_9B.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.853333333333333","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_VOLUNT_9B.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.853333333333333","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_VOLUNT_9B.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_VOLUNT_9B.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_VOLUNT_9B.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.926666666666667","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_VOLUNT_9B.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_VOLUNT_9B.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.2225"}},{"title":"Marine Habitat Restoration","description":"From building oyster reefs to establishing the largest successful eelgrass restoration effort in the world, we're putting science to work in Virginia's coastal bays.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/virginia/stories-in-virginia/vcr-marine-restoration/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"A smiling man in a wetsuit, mask and snorkel stands in waist deep blue water and holds up eelgrass shoots.","articleDate":"Sep 13, 2018","contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Virginia","United States"],"topicTag":["climate resilience","climate change","conservation work","habitat restoration","oyster reefs","ocean conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":["VCR Barrier Islands","Nature Preserves"],"businesstags":["Virginia","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/virginia","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tncdcmdva_48430777_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=300&hei=225&scl=4.555555555555555","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tncdcmdva_48430777_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=300&hei=225&scl=4.555555555555555","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tncdcmdva_48430777_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.7083333333333333","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tncdcmdva_48430777_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.7083333333333333","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tncdcmdva_48430777_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=600&hei=450&scl=2.2777777777777777","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tncdcmdva_48430777_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.7083333333333333","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tncdcmdva_48430777_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=0.8541666666666666"}},{"title":"Restoring Florida's Oyster Reefs","description":"Oysters are vital in filtering Florida’s water and stabilizing coastlines. But as oyster reefs are now imperiled, they need a boost from our help.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/florida/stories-in-florida/floridas-oyster-reef-restoration-program/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-middle","mobileImageCrop":"left-middle","pageImageAlt":"Florida Oyster Reef.","articleDate":"Sep 10, 2018","contentTypeTag":"Program Overview","geoLocationTag":["Florida","United States"],"topicTag":["mollusks","animals","Species","coastal infrastructure","coastal resilience","conservation work","oyster reefs","ocean conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Florida","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/florida","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/PEB-oyster-reef-construction-Darryl-Boudreau-NFWMD.jpg","default":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/PEB-oyster-reef-construction-Darryl-Boudreau-NFWMD.jpg","medium2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/PEB-oyster-reef-construction-Darryl-Boudreau-NFWMD.jpg","large":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/PEB-oyster-reef-construction-Darryl-Boudreau-NFWMD.jpg","small2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/PEB-oyster-reef-construction-Darryl-Boudreau-NFWMD.jpg","medium":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/PEB-oyster-reef-construction-Darryl-Boudreau-NFWMD.jpg","large2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/PEB-oyster-reef-construction-Darryl-Boudreau-NFWMD.jpg"}},{"title":"Turning the Tide for Texas Oysters","description":"The Nature Conservancy in Texas is turning the tide for oysters in the Gulf of Mexico, using an innovative restoration approach to revitalize oyster populations for ecology and economy alike.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/texas/stories-in-texas/half-moon-reef/","target":"_self","hideArticleDate":"true","desktopImageCrop":"center-bottom","mobileImageCrop":"center-bottom","pageImageAlt":"A marina full of sailboats with an orange and pink sunset behind it in a cloud-streaked sky.","articleDate":"Sep 05, 2018","contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Texas","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","coastal infrastructure","coastal resilience","oyster reefs","ocean conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Texas","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/texas","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/h/a/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=300&hei=225&scl=16.795555555555556","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/h/a/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=300&hei=225&scl=16.795555555555556","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/h/a/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.298333333333333","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/h/a/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.298333333333333","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/h/a/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=600&hei=450&scl=8.397777777777778","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/h/a/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=800&hei=600&scl=6.298333333333333","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/h/a/Half-Moon-Reef2.jpg?crop=315%2C0%2C5038%2C3779&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=3.1491666666666664"}},{"title":"North Carolina's Oysters","description":"Oysters are among the world's most incredible creatures. Here's why.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/north-carolina/stories-in-north-carolina/oyster-reef-restoration-in-north-carolina-1/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Oysters on the sand.","articleDate":"Jul 01, 2018","contentTypeTag":"Project Overview","geoLocationTag":["North Carolina","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["North Carolina","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/north-carolina","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_11538228_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=300&hei=225&scl=4.555555555555555","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_11538228_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=300&hei=225&scl=4.555555555555555","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_11538228_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.7083333333333333","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_11538228_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.7083333333333333","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_11538228_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=600&hei=450&scl=2.2777777777777777","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_11538228_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=800&hei=600&scl=1.7083333333333333","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/t/n/tnc_11538228_1640x1025.jpg?crop=136%2C0%2C1366%2C1025&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=0.8541666666666666"}},{"title":"Growing Green","description":"The Nature Conservancy works every day with farmers, ranchers and fishers who want to conserve natural resources and reduce their impact on the environment.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/magazine/magazine-articles/growing-green/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-top","mobileImageCrop":"left-top","pageImageAlt":"A farmer stands among his tomato plants.","articleDate":"Feb 28, 2018","articleAuthor":["Graham Averill"],"contentTypeTag":"Magazine Feature","geoLocationTag":["Florida","United States","Guatemala","Latin America","California","Wisconsin","Virginia"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","agriculture","sustainable agriculture"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Magazine"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/magazine"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_PRODUCT_2.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2668%2C2000&wid=300&hei=225&scl=8.893333333333333","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_PRODUCT_2.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2668%2C2000&wid=300&hei=225&scl=8.893333333333333","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_PRODUCT_2.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2668%2C2001&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.335","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_PRODUCT_2.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2668%2C2001&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.335","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_PRODUCT_2.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2668%2C2000&wid=600&hei=450&scl=4.446666666666666","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_PRODUCT_2.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2668%2C2001&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.335","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/f/other/F_PRODUCT_2.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C2668%2C2001&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.6675"}},{"title":"Living Shorelines","description":"See how TNC in Alabama is using living shorelines to reduce shoreline erosion, enhance marsh habitat and improve estuaries in Mobile Bay and beyond.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/alabama/stories-in-alabama/living-shorelines/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"sanderlings on restored oyster reefs","articleDate":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["Alabama","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","oyster reefs","ocean conservation","volunteering","activities"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Alabama","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/alabama","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sanderlings-on-oyster-bed.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.853333333333333","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sanderlings-on-oyster-bed.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.853333333333333","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sanderlings-on-oyster-bed.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sanderlings-on-oyster-bed.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sanderlings-on-oyster-bed.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.926666666666667","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sanderlings-on-oyster-bed.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.445","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/sanderlings-on-oyster-bed.jpg?crop=222%2C0%2C3556%2C2667&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.2225"}},{"title":"Billion Oyster Project Partnership","description":"The Nature Conservancy and Billion Oyster Project partner to restore the health of New York Harbor.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/new-york/stories-in-new-york/billion-oyster-project-partnership/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-bottom","mobileImageCrop":"center-bottom","articleDate":null,"contentTypeTag":"Feature","geoLocationTag":["New York","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","ocean conservation","healthy cities","cities"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["New York","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/new-york","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","default":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","medium2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","large":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","small2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","medium":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg","large2x":"/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_79282611_1640x1230.jpg"}},{"title":"Oyster Reef Restoration In Louisiana","description":"More than a source of food, oyster reefs provide valuable coastal habitat.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/louisiana/stories-in-louisiana/oyster-reef-restoration-in-louisiana/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Oyster reef cages along the shoreline of Grand Isle, Lo","articleDate":null,"contentTypeTag":"Content","geoLocationTag":["Louisiana","United States"],"topicTag":["coastal resilience","conservation work","oyster restoration","habitat restoration","sustainable fisheries","fisheries"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Louisiana","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/louisiana","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/la_oyster_restoration.JPG?crop=0%2C0%2C4000%2C3000&wid=300&hei=225&scl=13.333333333333334","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/la_oyster_restoration.JPG?crop=0%2C0%2C4000%2C3000&wid=300&hei=225&scl=13.333333333333334","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/la_oyster_restoration.JPG?crop=0%2C0%2C4000%2C3000&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.0","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/la_oyster_restoration.JPG?crop=0%2C0%2C4000%2C3000&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.0","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/la_oyster_restoration.JPG?crop=0%2C0%2C4000%2C3000&wid=600&hei=450&scl=6.666666666666667","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/la_oyster_restoration.JPG?crop=0%2C0%2C4000%2C3000&wid=800&hei=600&scl=5.0","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/la_oyster_restoration.JPG?crop=0%2C0%2C4000%2C3000&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.5"}},{"title":"Restore Act Progress","description":"Gulf of Mexico restoration work funded by the RESTORE Act has accomplished a lot since 2010, and there is a lot left to do.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/priority-landscapes/gulf-of-mexico/stories-in-the-gulf-of-mexico/restore-act-progress/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-top","mobileImageCrop":"center-top","pageImageAlt":"Aerial of Wax Lake Delta looking toward Gulf of Mexico","articleDate":null,"articleAuthor":["Bob Bendick"],"contentTypeTag":"Blog","geoLocationTag":["Louisiana","United States","Mississippi","Florida","Alabama","Texas"],"topicTag":["coastal resilience","conservation work","oyster reefs","ocean conservation","marsh","wetlands","water conservation","coastal restoration","habitat restoration"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Gulf of Mexico","Landscapes"],"businesstags":["Gulf of Mexico","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/gulf-of-mexico","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_32735965_Full.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.866666666666667","default":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_32735965_Full.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=300&hei=225&scl=11.866666666666667","medium2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_32735965_Full.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","large":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_32735965_Full.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","small2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_32735965_Full.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.933333333333334","medium":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_32735965_Full.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=800&hei=600&scl=4.45","large2x":"https://natureconservancy-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/tnc_32735965_Full.jpg?crop=220%2C0%2C3560%2C2670&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=2.225"}},{"title":"A Future for Oysters in the Gulf","description":"We have a unique opportunity to reverse the decline of the Gulf’s oysters. Find out how.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/priority-landscapes/gulf-of-mexico/stories-in-the-gulf-of-mexico/a-future-for-oysters-in-the-gulf/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"silhouette of a person on a small boat","articleDate":null,"contentTypeTag":"Report","geoLocationTag":[],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work"],"placesWeProtectTag":["Gulf of Mexico","Landscapes"],"businesstags":["Gulf of Mexico","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/gulf-of-mexico","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/oystercoverphoto_cropped.jpg?crop=186%2C0%2C2648%2C1986&wid=300&hei=225&scl=8.826666666666666","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/oystercoverphoto_cropped.jpg?crop=186%2C0%2C2648%2C1986&wid=300&hei=225&scl=8.826666666666666","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/oystercoverphoto_cropped.jpg?crop=186%2C0%2C2648%2C1986&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.31","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/oystercoverphoto_cropped.jpg?crop=186%2C0%2C2648%2C1986&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.31","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/oystercoverphoto_cropped.jpg?crop=186%2C0%2C2648%2C1986&wid=600&hei=450&scl=4.413333333333333","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/oystercoverphoto_cropped.jpg?crop=186%2C0%2C2648%2C1986&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.31","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/oystercoverphoto_cropped.jpg?crop=186%2C0%2C2648%2C1986&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.655"}},{"title":"Washington Oysters In Puget Sound","description":"Oysters are part of a huge shellfish industry in Washington and throughout the coastal United States.","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/washington/stories-in-washington/washington-oysters-in-puget-sound/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"left-top","mobileImageCrop":"left-top","pageImageAlt":"Oysters on the half shell","articleDate":null,"contentTypeTag":"Project Overview","geoLocationTag":["Washington","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster restoration","habitat restoration","conservation work","aquaculture","ocean conservation","economics","social sciences","science"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["Washington","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/washington","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/Oyster%204%20(c)%20Anne%20Birch.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3120%2C2340&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.4","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/Oyster%204%20(c)%20Anne%20Birch.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3120%2C2340&wid=300&hei=225&scl=10.4","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/Oyster%204%20(c)%20Anne%20Birch.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3120%2C2340&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.9","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/Oyster%204%20(c)%20Anne%20Birch.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3120%2C2340&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.9","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/Oyster%204%20(c)%20Anne%20Birch.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3120%2C2340&wid=600&hei=450&scl=5.2","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/Oyster%204%20(c)%20Anne%20Birch.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3120%2C2340&wid=800&hei=600&scl=3.9","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/o/y/Oyster%204%20(c)%20Anne%20Birch.jpg?crop=0%2C0%2C3120%2C2340&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.95"}},{"title":"We're Oyster Farmers","description":"An oyster farm with 1 million oysters can filter 50 million gallons of water per day, making them a critical piece in protecting Long Island's water quality from nitrogen pollution","link":"https://stage.nature.org/en-us/about-us/where-we-work/united-states/new-york/stories-in-new-york/long-island-water-quality/we-re-oyster-farmers/","target":"_self","desktopImageCrop":"center-middle","mobileImageCrop":"center-middle","pageImageAlt":"Montauk Lighthouse","articleDate":null,"contentTypeTag":"Video","geoLocationTag":["New York","United States"],"topicTag":["oyster reefs","ocean conservation","conservation work","water quality","water conservation"],"placesWeProtectTag":[],"businesstags":["New York","United States"],"businesstags_ids":["tnc:business-group/united-states/new-york","tnc:business-group/united-states"],"pageImage":{"small":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/m/t/MTKoysters.jpg?crop=888%2C0%2C2224%2C1668&wid=300&hei=225&scl=7.413333333333333","default":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/m/t/MTKoysters.jpg?crop=888%2C0%2C2224%2C1668&wid=300&hei=225&scl=7.413333333333333","medium2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/m/t/MTKoysters.jpg?crop=888%2C0%2C2224%2C1668&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.78","large":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/m/t/MTKoysters.jpg?crop=888%2C0%2C2224%2C1668&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.78","small2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/m/t/MTKoysters.jpg?crop=888%2C0%2C2224%2C1668&wid=600&hei=450&scl=3.7066666666666666","medium":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/m/t/MTKoysters.jpg?crop=888%2C0%2C2224%2C1668&wid=800&hei=600&scl=2.78","large2x":"https://natureconservancystage-h.assetsadobe.com/is/image/content/dam/tnc/nature/en/photos/m/t/MTKoysters.jpg?crop=888%2C0%2C2224%2C1668&wid=1600&hei=1200&scl=1.39"}}]

No stories found