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Save the Date: 5th Annual Scallopallooza will be Oct. 3, 2015

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Scallopalooza is an annual fundraiser for scallop restoration in Sarasota Bay. This fun-filled event is sold out every year and hosted by the Sarasota Yacht Club. Each year the funds raised at the event pay for multiple scallop releases throughout the subsequent year, thereby sustaining our scallop restoration initiative and increases our chances for success.

Scallop restoration is a core program of Sarasota Bay Watch. The scallop population in Sarasota Bay has been drastically reduced over the years. Florida Fish and Wildlife experts believe that by raising scallops in shellfish hatcheries and releasing the larvae into our local seagrass beds that a multi-year release program could result in a self-perpetuating local population.

This year the event falls on October 3rd, 2015 at the Sarasota Yacht Club.