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More than 1,000 baby oysters, or spat, are in each of these bags used in 2011 to create a sanctuary oyster reef in Virginia waters. (U.S. Army photo/ Pamela Spaugy)
More than 1,000 baby oysters, or spat, are in each of these bags used in 2011 to create a sanctuary oyster reef in Virginia waters. (U.S. Army photo/ Pamela Spaugy)

Maryland loses $1M in federal oyster restoration funding to Va.

EASTON — At least $1 million in federal money earmarked to build new oyster reefs on the Eastern Shore will instead go to Virginia after Maryland officials asked that the project be delayed. An oyster restoration project in the Tred Avon River began in 2015 and had been scheduled to resume early this year. However, in ...

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