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Support the Oyster Gardening Program!

Project Status: Current / Annual


The Center’s Oyster Gardening program is a restoration project that employs waterfront property owners to raise small amounts of oysters in the waters that surround their docks and bulkheads. The Center provides juvenile oysters and gear to raise them; the “gardeners” provide basic husbandry and grow them for about one year, when they will then be used in restoration projects.

YOUR support will help us…

  • Continue and expand the program!
  • Cover the cost of oyster sets and live spat
  • Provide oyster gardener training
  • Conduct general program maintenance!





*Please note: “Donate online” will redirect you to a secure checkout site, run by the donor management firm, Bloomerang.


 Donate by Mail

To make make a donation by mail, please make your check out to the “Delaware Center for the Inland Bays”. All checks may be mailed to 39375 Inlet Road . Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971

Donate by Phone

If you would prefer to donate by credit card over the phone call our Delevelopment Coordinator directly at (302) 226-8105 x 108.