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Oyster project’s goal – 5 million in 5 years

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 ...

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Harbor oyster program expands

The Waterfront Partnership and Chesapeake Bay Foundation on Wednesday announced an expanded oyster program for Baltimore’s harbor. The program, which now will be called The Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership after launching last year as the Healthy Harbor Oyster Partnership, plans ...

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Oyster population rises in Maryland

The Department of Natural Resources’ annual survey of the Chesapeake Bay’s native oyster population produced some good news: The 2013 Fall Oyster Survey indicates the oyster population of the bay has more than doubled since 2010, reaching its highest point since monitoring began in 1985.

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Tons of fossilized oyster shells headed to Md.

ANNAPOLIS — The first of several shipments containing more than 100,000 tons of fossilized oyster shells was unveiled Friday as part of a public-private partnership to help rebuild habitat in oyster sanctuaries on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Gov. Martin O’Malley attended ...

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