Box 19: York River-Beaver Dam to Roosevelt Pond

Location: York River: Beaver Dam to Roosevelt Pond
History of location: Large tributary on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. History of modest spat settlement and significant market oyster production prior to MSX.
Current status: Low population levels on Baylor and private grounds subject to consistent disease (MSX and Dermo) mortality. Cultch condition on Baylor Grounds is poor. One sentinel site present with occasional data collection. Data held by VIMS and VMRC.
Recent restoration activity (reefs and other) to date: One reef built in 1999. 
Restoration potential: Limited because of consistent disease risk.
York River-Beaver Dam to Roosevelt Pond