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.
When it comes to oysters, Severn Inn customers want them local, and they want them salty.
Two Eastern Shore waterways will get $7.5 million for oyster restoration under Maryland’s proposed state budget.
Oysters have been struggling to hang on in the bay, but now there’s a glimmer of hope on the half shell.
Five watermen have been charged with oyster violations in Dorchester County.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say five watermen have been charged with power-dredging for oysters in a Tangier Sound sanctuary.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say a Taylors Island man faces up to $28,000 in fines for oyster harvesting violations.