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Dr. Jay Leverone on The Waterkeepers, Tues. 9 a.m

7 July 2019 General

Coming up Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. on WSLR.org:
Dr. Jay Leverone, staff scientist for the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program. Previously, he was a research scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory, studying the ecology of west Florida estuaries, characterizing estuarine habitats and how they are impacted by physical disturbances and water quality degradation. More recently, he has turned his attention to restoring local shellfish populations, particularly scallops and oysters. Dr. Leverone developed improved techniques for enhancing populations of bay scallops along the Florida Gulf coast and has led the way in restoring local oyster reefs.

The Waterkeepers Show – Environmental news, events, and interviews with people who are making a difference. Hosted by Andy Mele and Justin Bloom, two guys who have taken on some of the world’s worst polluters, and won. Miss the early show? Check out the archive, archive.WSLR.org or https://wslr.org/shows/the-waterkeepers