CCA Louisiana is finding out what science has told us for decades….The use of dredges and scrapes, is destructive to oyster reef habitat, and the many ecosystem services oysters provide.

“It’s sad what has happened to the state’s public oyster grounds. They have been absolutely dragged to death, and there is no denying it,” said Cresson. “Perhaps we should learn a lesson from what’s going on in Big Lake and consider similar tactics to stop the decimation of these reefs in other areas.”

Check out the full news release from CCA Louisiana by clicking below.

Calcasieu Oyster Reefs on a Comeback After Removal of Dredges