The ecosystem is delicious

The ecosystem is delicious

Olympia oysters. Photo: VIUDeepBay (CC BY 2.0) https://www.flickr.com/photos/viucsr/5778358466
Olympia oysters. Photo: VIUDeepBay (CC BY 2.0) https://www.flickr.com/photos/viucsr/5778358466

The shellfish industry is an economic cornerstone in Puget Sound, but the region’s famed mollusks provide more than just money and jobs. They offer what are called ecosystem services—a wide variety of benefits that humans derive from an ecosystem.
Read Eric Wagner’s story in today’s Salish Sea Currents.