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Rains help Apalachicola Bay oyster recovery

Record levels flood Northwest Florida basin, bringing much-needed fresh water to Gulf

Written by Karl Etters

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Apalachicola Bay oysters wait to be weighed in Eastpoint. 

 

After wide-reaching droughts throughout the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Basin between 2009 and 2012, record rainfall is now flooding the freshwater-depleted region, which could bode well for the ailing oyster population in the Gulf.

Researchers say…read all about it in the Tallahassee Democrat

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