Baird Symposium Presentations

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baird symposiumClick the links below to view the presentations from the Baird Science Symposium on the Future of Shellfish in Rhode Island.

Shellfish in Rhode Island: Opportunities for Growth
Robert Rheault, Executive Director, East Coast Shellfish Growers Association

The Value of Restoring Shellfish
Boze Hancock, Marine Restoration Scientist, Global Marine Team, The Nature Conservancy
Jon Grabowski, Associate Professor, Northeastern University
Carl LoBue, Senior Marine Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

Growing the Crop
Michael A. Rice, Department of Fisheries, Animal & Veterinary Science, University of Rhode Island
Robert Rheault, Executive Director, East Coast Shellfish Growers Association
Rich Langan, Director, Coastal and Ocean Technology Programs; Professor, School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, University of New Hampshire

Bill Dewey, Taylor Shellfish Farms

Maximizing Harvest
Jeff Mercer, Principal Biologist, R.I. Department of Environmental Management
John Kraeuter, Marine Science Center, University of New England; Haskin Shellfish Research Lab, Rutgers University

Shellfish and Water Quality
Lisa Kellogg, Research Scientist, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Thomas Uva, Director of Planning, Policy and Regulation, Narragansett Bay Commission

Selling Shellfish at Home
Maureen Pothier, Chair, College of Culinary Arts, Johnson and Wales University; Member, board of directors, Farm Fresh Rhode Island
Peter Ramsden, President & CEO, M.F. Foley Company, Inc.
Perry Raso, Owner and Operator, Matunuck Oyster Bar and Matunuck Oyster Farm

For more information about the presenters, please view the Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium page.