Naples Fights Flooding With Oyster Reefs
09/08/2020

Naples Fights Flooding With Oyster Reefs

Naples Fights Flooding With Oyster Reefs

How can oysters help keep Naples Bay safe from flooding?

On top of developing ecosystems, oyster colonization provides resiliency to storms and serves as a natural barrier to waves.

The city recently completed construction on restored oyster reefs.

But they plan to do even more. The oyster reef restoration project will create 5 acres of habitat.

Oyster reefs protect underwater vegetation and coastal communities from waves, floods and tides.

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