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Md. Passes Tax Credit For Recycling Oyster Shells

Maryland lawmakers have passed a “No Shell Left Behind” oyster recycling bill.

04/09/2013

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Md. Oyster Season Ends, Blue Crab Season Begins

Oyster season officially ends with the arrival of April 1, which is the start of blue crab season in Maryland.

04/02/2013

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4 Md. Oyster Shell Recycling Drop-Off Sites Open

Marylanders have four new Dorchester County sites to drop off oyster shells for recycling.

02/14/2013

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Maryland Watermen Find Booming Oyster Harvest

The annual oyster harvest is underway in the bay and this year, there’s a positive twist.

12/12/2012

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Md. Waterway To Be Closed To Shellfish Harvesting

Environmental officials will close parts of the Honga River in Dorchester County to shellfish harvesting because of elevated levels of bacteria.

11/19/2012

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Md. Oyster Growing Program Adding 7 Tributaries

Maryland natural resources officials say seven tributaries are being added to a volunteer oyster growing program.

08/16/2012

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Md. Oyster Group Begins Planting In Chesapeake

The Oyster Recovery Partnership says it has begun its planting season by placing 31 million oysters on nearly 10 acres in Harris Creek.

05/04/2012

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Man Is Last In State To Make Oyster Tong Shafts

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.

04/16/2012

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Army Corps Unveiling Chesapeake Oyster Plan

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.

04/10/2012

Raw Oysters are rich in Zinc, which, is extremely essential for men’s repoductive and sexual functions. Fresh raw oysters also have an erotic history. Many connoisseurs delighted in feeding them fresh to their spouses. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oyster Farming Links Va. Company To Annapolis

When it comes to oysters, Severn Inn customers want them local, and they want them salty.

03/05/2012

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Harris Creek, Little Choptank Get Oyster Funding

Two Eastern Shore waterways will get $7.5 million for oyster restoration under Maryland’s proposed state budget.

02/16/2012

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Md. Oyster Survival Rate At Highest In Years

Oysters have been struggling to hang on in the bay, but now there’s a glimmer of hope on the half shell.

02/14/2012

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