Pasadena Boatworks owner Rick Levin has created an educational oyster exhibit on his own backyard pier. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: Oyster Exhibit Highlights One-Man Aquaculture Operation

It’s an unexpected sight for those cruising Rock Cove off the Severn River: a large, brightly colored exhibit on a floating pier, featuring facts about oysters’ importance to restoring the Bay. It’s not a museum nor a nature center—it’s a waterfront homeowner’s own invention. It’s just down the dock from a complex oyster-growing system he built to put more oysters back in the Severn.

Cheryl Costello shows us the lessons kids (and adults) can learn from this one-of-a-kind private pier. Watch below: