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Author, shellfishing family talk about "Rhode Island's Shellfish Heritage"
March 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
JOIN US FOR A DISCUSSION OF
Rhode Island’s Shellfish Heritage: an Ecological History
Author Sarah Schumann
Dave and Nancy Brayton and their grandson, Evan Riley
Tiverton Public Library
34 Roosevelt Ave., Tiverton, RI
Author—and part-time shellfish harvester—Sarah Schumann will talk about the insights she gained in writing this book that takes readers from the earliest-known human harvests of shellfish from Narragansett Bay to the multifaceted relationship Rhode Islanders of today have with the state’s iconic shellfish. The Braytons, who are featured in the book, will talk about a life and livelihood on the water.
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A limited number of copies of the book will be available at the discussion.
This publication is sponsored by the Coastal Resources Center and Rhode Island Sea Grant, located at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, and by the Coastal Institute at the University of Rhode Island. Copies are available free for pickup at the Rhode Island Sea Grant program office, or may be ordered for $7 per copy to cover postage and handling. One copy per household, please. For ordering information, or to read online, visit shellfishheritage.seagrant.