AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Auburn University are among a group of partners and sponsors who have helped establish The Oyster Trail, an interactive public art and restoration project of the Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening Program to raise public awareness of the role oysters play in the Gulf Coast ecology and economy.
The trail will be comprised of a dozen fiberglass replicas of oysters, each measuring 5 feet in size, and featured in parks, in hotel lobbies, on sidewalks and in other locations throughout Mobile.
The debut of six of the trail’s oyster sculptures will take place at 5 p.m., July 11, at Wintzell’s Oyster House, 605 Dauphin Street in Mobile, and at five other locations throughout downtown Mobile. The final six sculptures will be presented later in the summer. Continue reading