Oysters figure prominently at Maryland Thanksgivings–a demand hundreds of watermen are working hard right now to meet.
In perfect conditions, oysters raise themselves. But in parts of the bay, they need hands-on human help.
Even good news about the Chesapeake can be overshadowed. In this case, it’s oysters.
An effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay comes to a sudden halt. There’s a plan to use fossilized oyster shells as building blocks to restore the bay.
A sophisticated radar and camera system installed along the Chesapeake Bay is acting as another set of eyes for Maryland Natural Resources Police who have successfully tracked watermen poaching oysters from state sanctuaries — and already won their first court case against two of them — since the system went online Oct. 1.
Summer means seafood is at its freshest in Maryland. In Baltimore, these are the best places to get your favorite signature Charm City food.
Among the oil cans, ailing rusty diesel engines and one beast of an air compressor in the workshop at Scott’s Cove Marina, mechanic Eldon “Chef Emeril” Willing creates culinary magic.
What better reason to travel than trying to these amazing foods?
From the waters of Seattle to the Chesapeake Bay, it’s an age-old problem for law enforcement–poachers. They are damaging efforts to restore the oyster population.
They can’t swim, but could oysters make the Inner Harbor swimmable?
An artificial oyster reef made up of 300 concrete balls has been completed in the Choptank River.
“From the Bay for the Bay.” It is a weeklong celebration of Maryland seafood benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership.