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Clam Digging 101 at Point Judith Pond, Narragansett

Tuesday July 23, 2013 from 2 - 5 p.m.

Still a few spots remaining - contact smp@etal.uri.edu to register!

Description: Clam digging is as Rhode Island as it gets - join us for a fun and informative clamming lesson and learn from the pros! This session is part of the Rhode Island Shellfish Management Plan (SMP) project, an effort to bring together stakeholder groups ­ from government, to industry, to community organizations ­ to collectively plan how Rhode Island can best manage its shellfish resources so they can serve the needs of many over the years to come.

Session information: Please park on the Galilee Escape Road to meet the group. You'll take part in a short clam-digging lesson by experienced clammer and educator Paul Kennedy in the shallow waters of Point Judith Pond, and we'll have rakes, shovels and buckets for borrowing. Following the class, refreshments from Iggy¹s will be served. Event is limited to 15 participants all over age 18.

Fee: $15 per person (cash, credit card, or a check to Coastal Resources Center, University of Rhode Island-- registration is not confirmed until payment is received in full).

Registration Required: Contact smp@etal.uri.edu or 401-874-6106 to register for this event.

Thank you to our sponsors: The Rhode Island Foundation, The Sharpe Family Foundation, The Prospect Hill Foundation, the Rhode Island Department of Environment Management, the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute, the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center, and the Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program. For more information about the SMP: http://www.rismp.org/

 

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