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Survey: Maryland Oyster Population Makes Gains

Maryland’s oyster population has more than doubled since 2010 due to high oyster survival over the past few years and strong reproduction in the Chesapeake Bay, according to the state’s 2013 fall oyster survey.

05/07/2014

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Maine, Maryland, Delaware Rivers Get Federal Focus

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will focus conservation efforts on the Penobscot River watershed area in Maine and the Choptank River complex in Maryland and Delaware.

05/05/2014

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109-Year-Old Sailboat Used For Dredging Oysters

Around the turn of the 20th century, the skipjack was the vessel of choice for oystermen who made their living on the Chesapeake Bay.

01/17/2014

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Man Caught Smuggling Thousands Of Pounds Of Undersized Oysters

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.

01/16/2014

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Tons Of Fossilized Oyster Shells Will Help Rebuild Habitat In Oyster Sanctuaries

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.

12/13/2013

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Perdue Farms Gifts $50K To Raise Oysters In Maryland

A program growing in popularity received a cash infusion to keep oysters growing.

10/30/2013

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Baby Boom! Md. Hatchery Produces 1.2 Billion Baby Oysters In Single Season

There’s a baby boom in Maryland. A billion baby oysters, called spat, have been planted at the Harris Creek Sanctuary.

10/11/2013

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Md. Restaurants Plan Weeklong Celebration Of Local Seafood

“From the Bay for the Bay.” It is a weeklong celebration of Maryland seafood benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership.

10/06/2013

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Market House Officially Reopens In Annapolis

Annapolis’ historic Market House is officially reopen with eight new businesses.

09/09/2013

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Community Effort To Grow Oyster Gardens & Heal The Bay Continues To Spread

It’s a shell game with an awful lot riding on it: restore enough oysters and improve the Chesapeake Bay’s waters.

08/05/2013

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Oyster Restoration: A Growing Cause

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.

07/06/2013

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O’Malley To Sign Oyster Shell Recycling Bill

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will sign an oyster shell recycling bill.

05/01/2013

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