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The Basin Oyster Project

Oyster Shellfish Restoration & Community Collaboration

The Basin Oyster Project (BOP) is an oyster shellfish restoration effort in Phippsburg, Maine managed by a collaborative group that includes institutions, enterprises & individuals.

Our work is geared towards education & quantifiable direct benefit to the local ecosystem through improving water quality & creating marine habitat. 

The Basin Oyster Project (BOP) is an oyster shellfish restoration effort in Phippsburg, Maine managed by a collaborative group that includes institutions, enterprises & individuals.

Our work is geared towards education & quantifiable direct benefit to the local ecosystem through improving water quality & creating marine habitat. 

The Restoration Site


Our original oyster shellfish restoration site is located on the starboard or East side of the channel as you enter into The Basin.  We are currently prepping a 2nd site as we prepare to build a reef in 2022!

Our original oyster shellfish restoration site is located on the starboard or East side of the channel as you enter into The Basin.  We are currently prepping a 2nd site as we prepare to build a reef in 2022!

Meet Our Team

Dot
De-facto Leader
Caitlin
Bates College
John
Maine Oyster Company
Marissa
Manomet
Joe
North East Salt Water
Jesse
Manomet
Peter
Bates College

Scenes From....

Fall 2021 on the Water
BOP Events
BOP - Larvae Growth
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