Borough approves tidelands lease for oyster farm to set up at 4 Mile
October 14, 2021
The borough assembly approved a one-acre tidelands lease to Canoe Lagoon Oysters at its Tuesday night meeting.
Co-owner Brian Herman said the business would use the intertidal area in front of the former airplane pullout at 4 Mile Zimovia Highway to raise oysters in floating containment bags and hold them for sale.
Having the site in Wrangell would allow the operation to bring maturing oysters over in good weather from the existing farm on the Blashke Islands, established in March 2020, making it easier to harvest the oysters when bad weather prevents deliveries from the site just off Prin...