Conservationists expand oyster habitat with ‘reef balls’ built by students

Stella Schoberg smiled, braces gleaming, as her class project sank to the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay.

She and her fourth-grade classmates at Friendship Valley Elementary School in Westminster spent much of the school year learning about the estuary — how “dead zones” form, why warmer water holds less oxygen and how oysters reproduce and grow, filtering pollution and sediment from the water.

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