MS 447 and The Billion Oyster Project

MS 447 students are a part of The Billion Oyster Project (BOP),  a long-term, large-scale plan to restore one billion live oysters to New York Harbor over the next twenty years and in the process educate thousands of young people in New York City about the ecology and economy of their local marine environment.

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MS 447 students at Brooklyn Bridge Park haul up a cage containing oysters. After bringing them to the surface, the students examine the cages to monitor how the oysters are developing.