Monday, April 4, 2011

Letter: Oyster farm’s costs outweigh the benefits

I have been intimately involved in the current oyster farm proposal in Nanaquaket Pond for over a year as the director of the Nanaquaket Neighbourhood Association. Before NIMBY or anti-aquaculture judgment is passed on opinions and attitudes of pond residents, recreational users and quahoggers of the pond, please read on. We are NOT anti-aquaculture.

Nanaquaket Pond is one of Tiverton’s little jewels and has a long-established tradition of use with generations of water enthusiasts and fishermen. The proposed farm would only pave the way to maximise the state’s five percent projection for any body of water in the state of Rhode Island to be used for aquaculture. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers

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