Spring rains killed oysters in upper Chesapeake

Heavy rains this spring, not this September, killed most of the oysters in the upper Chesapeake Bay. That's according to preliminary findings from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources' annual fall oyster survey. Michael Naylor, director of the department's shellfish program, says record spring rain made the upper bay too fresh for too long. Naylor says surveyors ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *