Fred Elser First Sunday Science @ Seaside Center. Commercial Shellfishing in Greenwich Waters

Sunday, November 1, 2015 — 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Commercial shelfisherman Ed Stilwagen, left, serves fresh clams and oysters at the Innis Arden Cottage. 

Held at Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich, at the Floren Family Environmental Center at Innis Arden Cottage, home of the Seaside Center. 

Talks throughout the afternoon by local commercial shellfishermen and a representative from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

1:30 pm: Learn from local commercial shellfishermen about the health of the local shellfish beds and their future

2:30 pm: Hear about NOAA's interest in the shellfish ecosystem services, their partnership with the Greenwich Shellfish Commission, and what they hope to achieve by the end of the current project. 

Raw bar of local shellfish will be available.

Free. No park pass required. For information, 203-413-6756 or

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