Lynnhaven Oysters

LYNNHAVEN OYSTERS

This page contains everything you need to know about the Lynnhaven Oyster. From the history of the world-famous Lynnhaven Fancy to how to protect and grow more of this wonderful river resource.

Oyster Spat Collectors 
Saving Oyster Shells
Oyster Castles
Save Native Oysters
Shellfish Maps
Army Corps of Engineers Reef Restoration

Spat Distribution Map:

2017 Spat Settlement 

2016 Spat Settlement in shell cages 

2015 Spat Settlement

Each individual oyster filters 50 gallons/day! Look at what these amazing oysters did over the course of 1 hour:

Oyster Garderners
Oyster Gardeners

EVENTS CALENDAR

March 2019

Waterway Cleanup

March 9, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join volunteers and help clean up Virginia Beach Waterways. Cleanups are mostly kid-friendly. Results of Lynnhaven River Now’s cleanup efforts are available here. For additional information visit: Waterway Cleanups

March 9 at Bow Creek rec Center

This month's cleanup will be land-based. To register to participate in a waterway cleanup please email office@lrnow.org or call (757) 962-5398

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