Opinion and Editorial Articles

Welcome to our collection of links to various Opinions and Editorials on shellfish, aquaculture, and related topics.

Read retired wildlife professor Dr. Dave Samuel's opinion piece, The End of Oysters on the Halfshell? that appeared in the April 7, 2011 (Morgantown, WV) Dominion Post, followed by the response penned by Dale Leavitt, Ken Semmens, and John Ewart.

Read an opinion piece,Penny Wise and Pound Foolish, submitted to three New Hampshire newspapers in May 2011 by ECSGA Executive Director Bob Rheault, Sandra Shumway, and R. LeRoy Creswell on the folly of eliminating the NH Department of Environmental Services Shellfish Sanitation Program to save money.

Read Sandy Shumway's response to the editorial “Give oyster farm a chance, Tiverton,” that appeared in the (Fall River, MA) Herald News in March 2011.