Science Saturday at Stratford Hall: Oysters and the Chesapeake Bay

  • Sat, Oct 9, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Eastern Standard Time

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The Virginia Oyster is a keystone species for the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Oyster production in the Chesapeake and elsewhere has experienced a dramatic decline over the last several decade, however, there is hope through reef restoration, oyster seeding and aquaculture. Join Education & Outreach Manager, Jon Bachman, as he explores the history and ecology of this quintessential element of our natural community.

Virtual Program via Zoom. 


Registration is required. We invite you to pay as you wish when you register. Contributions to support Stratford Hall can also be made year-round either online or by mail to the following address: Development, Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, VA 22558.

After registering for the webinar, attendees will receive an automated confirmation email with connection instructions. .The program will take place via Zoom, which is available for free download here:

Date & Time

Sat, Oct 9, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Stratford Hall
A National Historic Landmark, Stratford Hall is home to the Lees of Virginia and is located in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Nestled along the Potomac River, Stratford Hall’s nearly 2,000 acres comes to life through the presentation and preservation of the 18th-century Great House, vibrant gardens, natural trails revealing breathtaking river views, and the stories of all who lived here.