Show Notes: Oyster Wars

Tracy Wilson

The Chesapeake Bay iStockphoto.com/ThinkStock
The Chesapeake Bay iStockphoto.com/ThinkStock

In another listener request, today's episode covers the long and bloody history of the Chesapeake Bay oyster wars, when the tongers fought the dredgers and the Virginia oystermen fought the ones from Maryland, and a governor in office led late-night aquatic raids against pirates.

Here's the Monterey Bay Seafood Watch site, which came up at the end of the episode, where you can see whether your seafood is sustainable.

Our listener mail is from Spencer, who wrote us an actual paper letter, who tells us about Boudica camp following our Boudica episode.

For more knowledge: How do oysters make pearls?

Episode link: The Chesapeake Bay Oyster Wars

My research:

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