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Social Media Toolkit


Thank you for being a key part of the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance! To help get the word out about this exciting initiative, we've put together some sample tweets and Facebook/Instagram posts below. For those that have social media accounts, we'd love your help spreading the news about the alliance. Whenever possible please use the hashtag #10BillionOysters—our social posts will have even greater impact when we're rallying around a single hashtag. We're also including some imagery and graphics that we encourage you to use in your posts. Please feel free to reach out with any questions: web_411@cbf.org.


Hashtag

#10BillionOysters


Link

www.ChesapeakeOysterAlliance.org


Twitter

  • #DYK #Maryland & #Virginia's economies have lost more than $4 BILLION in the last 30 years because of the decline in oysters. Why we need #10BillionOysters for the Chesapeake: www.ChesapeakeOysterAlliance.org

  • The #Chesapeake Oyster Alliance's goal is to add #10BillionOysters to the #ChesBay by 2025. Find out why oysters are crucial to helping #SavetheBay: www.ChesapeakeOysterAlliance.org

  • Restoration of the #ChesBay could be the most dramatic example of environmental recovery ever seen. With a goal of adding #10BillionOysters in the Bay, the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance will play a key role in restoring this national treasure. www.ChesapeakeOysterAlliance.org

  • BREAKING: Just announced moments ago, the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance will add #10BillionOysters to the #ChesBay by 2025! www.ChesapeakeOysterAlliance.org

  • BREAKING: With more than 30 partner groups, [your organization's name here] has just announced the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance to add #10BillionOysters in the #ChesBay. Find out more: www.ChesapeakeOysterAlliance.org

Facebook

  • BREAKING: Today [your organization's name here], along with a partnership of more than 30 community groups, oyster growers, universities, and non-profits, announced the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance. Together, we plan on adding #10BillionOysters to the Bay by 2025. Find out more: www.ChesapeakeOysterAlliance.org

  • Oysters could once filter a volume of water equal to the entire Bay in a week. But with their dwindled numbers, today it would take more than a year. To accelerate the return of a healthy Chesapeake oyster population, [your organization's name here] and more than 30 partner organizations launched the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance! We plan on adding #10BillionOysters to the Chesapeake Bay by 2025. Find out more: www.ChesapeakeOysterAlliance.org

Instagram

BREAKING: Today, [your organization's name here], along with more than 30 partner groups, announced the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance. With a goal of adding #10BillionOysters to #ChesBay by 2025, this alliance is striving to restore this keystone species, the population of which is now just a tiny fraction of its historic size. Oysters filter our water, stabilize our shorelines, and provide critical habitat to important Bay critters. See the link in our bio. for more info.!
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#ChesapeakeBay #Chesapeake10Billion


For orgs with an Instagram account, we suggest temporarily changing the bio. URL to: www.ChesapeakeOysterAlliance.org



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