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.
We have information on the first Family Reunion Expo! Also, we have tips on great meals with oysters.
Scientists knew oysters were good for the bay but they never knew how good until now.
A “No Shell Left Behind” bill before Maryland lawmakers would provide a dollar a bushel tax credit for recycled oyster shell, a move one conservation group hopes will increase supply of the empty bivalves needed by hatcheries.
While damage from Sandy hit fast and hard, the effects on the Chesapeake Bay have taken longer to gauge.
It’s an oyster reef unlike any other in Maryland. For the first time, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has established an oyster habitat that fishermen and residents can reach out and touch.
Sometimes, when you’re between a rock and a hard place, add more rocks. That’s exactly what’s happening in the Chesapeake Bay where oysters are in a very tough spot.
As oyster growers prepare to harvest their maturing spat in the coming weeks, things are not looking good.
Louisiana health officials say they closed a harvesting area and ordered a recall of oysters taken from there since April 26 after 14 people became ill with norovirus.