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Md. Senators Frustrated Over Oyster Farm Approvals

Two Maryland senators say it is taking too long to approve oyster aquaculture projects in the state.

06/29/2011

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Works To Restore Oyster Population

There is a whole lotta shell-shaking going on along the bay these days. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is using volunteers to help restore the oyster population.

06/12/2011

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It’s Harvest Time For Md. Oyster Gardeners

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says it’s time for oyster gardeners to start pulling up their cages.

05/21/2011

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4 Maryland Skipjacks File Oyster Harvest Reports

Skipjacks are a symbol of the Chesapeake Bay and the last working sail fleet in the country, but like the oysters they once harvested by the ton, their numbers are dwindling along with their catch.

03/14/2011

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Va. Oyster Legislation Creating Waves

Legislation that could open much of Virginia’s shoreline to oyster farming has spawned a spat between two neighbors in York County.

01/31/2011

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Delay Likely In Creation Of Va. Oyster Zones

A proposal to create oyster aquaculture opportunity zones is headed to Virginia regulators.

01/24/2011

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Tilghman Man Charged With Oyster Poaching

Maryland Natural Resources Police say a 23-year-old Tilghman man has been charged with poaching oysters.

01/19/2011

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Waterman Drowns After Being Knocked Overboard

Natural Resources Police say a waterman dredging for oysters was knocked overboard by the dredge
and drowned.

01/05/2011

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Effort To Revive Bay Oyster Population Goes DIY

Volunteers work amid whiffs of cocktail sauce and Tabasco, cleaning shells collected from shucking houses and restaurants that may end up one day on a holiday table with plump, new oysters glistening in their center.

12/04/2010

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Md. To Revive Oysters Through Aquaculture

Oysters once powered an industry in Maryland. Over harvesting, disease and poor water quality put that industry on the rocks.

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