Baby oysters grow at waterfront Norfolk apartment community

“The Retreat at Harbor Pointe is using its frontage along the Elizabeth River to garden — baby oysters. The community of 246 affordable-housing units has joined with the Elizabeth River Project and Chesapeake Bay Foundation oyster gardening project. Four oyster cages are secured to the boardwalk adjacent to the complex, where baby oysters, called spat, will grow until they are adults.”

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