Around the turn of the 20th century, the skipjack was the vessel of choice for oystermen who made their living on the Chesapeake Bay.
Police in Maryland make one of the biggest oyster busts in years. Natural resources officers seize thousands of pounds of undersized oysters being smuggled out of state.
They’re at least a million years old and thousands of tons of them are rolling into Maryland. They’re fossilized oyster shells. The first load of the Oyster Express arrived Thursday.
A program growing in popularity received a cash infusion to keep oysters growing.
There’s a baby boom in Maryland. A billion baby oysters, called spat, have been planted at the Harris Creek Sanctuary.
“From the Bay for the Bay.” It is a weeklong celebration of Maryland seafood benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership.
Annapolis’ historic Market House is officially reopen with eight new businesses.
It’s a shell game with an awful lot riding on it: restore enough oysters and improve the Chesapeake Bay’s waters.
When Scott Eglseder was growing up on Spencer’s Creek near St. Michaels in the 1960s and 1970s, he said the sea grasses were thick and plentiful and that he remembers how sea life flourished.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will sign an oyster shell recycling bill.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is looking for communities interested in helping raise baby oysters.
Pulling good news out of a troubled Chesapeake Bay doesn’t happen every day. But it’s turning up, at least for now, on the half shell.