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.
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.