A judge temporarily blocked an oyster restoration project in Somerset County after local leaders filed a motion to halt the construction of artificial reefs.Read More »
Robert T. Brown pulled an oyster shell from a pile freshly harvested by a dredger from the Chesapeake Bay and talked enthusiastically about the larvae attached — a sign of a future generation critical to the health of the nation's largest estuary.
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Last in an occasional series on rural Maryland CAMBRIDGE — Kevin McClarren has been growing oysters in nets on the Chesapeake Bay for 20 years. “We were told it would never work,” said McClarren, who manages four acres of floating ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Reef balls are being planted on the Tilghman Reef this week. The Coastal Conservation Association Maryland and the group’s northern Virginia chapter is scheduled to plant 140 reef balls west of Tilghman Island in Talbot County on Wednesday. ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $800,000 to Maryland to help restore the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin announced the award in a news release Tuesday. The award to the Maryland ...Read More »
On the eve of the expected release of a report on the state’s five-year-old oyster management program, Chesapeake Bay advocates are calling for the state to delay possible decisions that could open up sanctuary reefs to harvesting. The Chesapeake Bay ...Read More »
Five million oysters in the Patapsco River by 2020. That’s the goal to be announced Thursday by The Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership, a collaboration between the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore’s Healthy Harbor Initiative and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. “Oysters once ...Read More »