Olympia oysters thrive


Oregon’s only native oyster was harvested nearly to extinction a century ago, but is now thriving off the coast again.

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Oregon’s only native oyster was harvested nearly to extinction a century ago, but is now thriving off the coast again.

The recovery took eight years, but today Netarts Bay is once again home to as many as five million Olympia oysters.

A small oyster that, decades ago, was the premier oyster in the Pacific Northwest.

Read more at KGW.

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