The Shellfish Solution

The one bright spot in recent years for Mashpee water quality has been the success of the shellfish components of Mashpee’s Nitrogen Management Plan, the first wastewater plan ever approved by the DEP and EPA with shellfish as major component.

In this video, you’ll learn:
• How shellfish are a natural tool for water filtering
• The successes of oyster projects in Mashpee to date
• The longer-term plans for a full roll-out of the plan
• How shellfish fit into the overall context of the wastewater plan

Other resources of interest:


Mashpee MUSSEL Program

Restoring Oysters Through Remote Set