Large mesh bags filled with oyster shells are arranged in two rows on an exposed restored oyster reef during low tide. A woman wearing chest waders stands at the edge of the reef counting bags.
Future Resilience TNC's Brittany Gonzales counts bags of shell placed by Dickinson College students at the Hillcrest Oyster Sanctuary during an alternative spring break experience, March 2020. © Daniel White/TNC

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