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Oysters More Effective Than Previously Believed In Filtering Water

Scientists knew oysters were good for the bay but they never knew how good until now.

04/30/2013

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Md Group Behind ‘No Shell Left Behind’ Oyster Bill

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.

02/19/2013

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Sandy’s Arrival In Late October Minimized Its Adverse Affects On The Chesapeake Bay

While damage from Sandy hit fast and hard, the effects on the Chesapeake Bay have taken longer to gauge.

11/02/2012

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Anne Arundel County Gets Special Oyster Reef

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.

07/07/2012

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Md. To Plant Baby Oysters On Underwater Beds To Increase Their Population

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.

05/31/2012

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Oysters Die Off In Chesapeake Bay Due To Rainfall

As oyster growers prepare to harvest their maturing spat in the coming weeks, things are not looking good.

05/24/2012

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Waters Closed, Oysters Recalled After 14 Illnesses

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.

05/09/2012

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Md. DNR Seeks Volunteer Oyster Growers

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers interested in raising oysters.

03/27/2012

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Golfers are taking advantage of an early spring. Also, we have everything you want to know about oysters.

03/18/2012

SHELLFISH

3 Md. Waterways Opened For Shellfish Harvesting

The Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.

03/13/2012

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Dishin’ With Downtown Diane

Here are some ideas around town for the week of Feb. 19.

02/21/2012

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5 Watermen Charged With Oyster Violations

Five watermen have been charged with oyster violations in Dorchester County.

02/03/2012

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