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.
Maryland lawmakers have passed a “No Shell Left Behind” oyster recycling bill.
Oyster season officially ends with the arrival of April 1, which is the start of blue crab season in Maryland.
Marylanders have four new Dorchester County sites to drop off oyster shells for recycling.
The annual oyster harvest is underway in the bay and this year, there’s a positive twist.
Environmental officials will close parts of the Honga River in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting because of elevated levels of bacteria.
Maryland natural resources officials say seven tributaries are being added to a volunteer oyster growing program.
The Oyster Recovery Partnership says it has begun its planting season by placing 31 million oysters on nearly 10 acres in Harris Creek.
When Wilbur “Turner” Messick Jr. walks into his shop door on Texas Road, he walks into history. He may be the only man in the nation to continue a unique family business begun in 1859.
The Army Corps of Engineers unveiled its restoration plan for Chesapeake oysters on Tuesday, a bay-wide look that officials said moves past piecemeal efforts and selects targets for large-scale efforts.