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YOU DID IT! Lafayette 1st for Oysters

Oct. 8, 2018 – The Elizabeth’s Lafayette branch is now officially FIRST IN VIRGINIA to achieve science-based goals for full restoration of habitat for the native oyster.

Elizabeth River Project restored 12 oyster reefs over the last decade, thanks to you, members and partners. Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeded the reefs with 70 million young oysters and more than two dozen more organizations helped.

A community flotilla celebrated as they placed the final ceremonial oysters on Oct. 8! This is huge… Thank you!

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