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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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Students Raise Oysters At State Park

Six cages full of baby oysters tethered to a dock at Janes Island State Park were pulled to the surface and then inspected by a group of fifth-graders who have been tending to them for the past two months.

02/01/2012

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Smithsonian Hosting Chesapeake Bay Research Forum

Chesapeake Bay scientists will be gathering in Edgewater next week to discuss their latest research and how it can help bay management.

01/05/2012

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Underwater Grasses Give New Lease For Other Life In The Chesapeake Bay

The pounding rains from Tropical Storm Lee caused plenty of problems last summer.

12/16/2011

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Scientists To Study Oysters, New Species In Chesapeake Bay With $1M Federal Grant

A million dollars might just buy some answers in the Chesapeake.

12/02/2011

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Some Watermen Quit After Massive Oyster Die-Off

A massive die-off of oysters in the Chesapeake is placing livelihoods on the brink.

11/07/2011

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Maryland Watermen Finding Dead Oysters

Maryland watermen say they are finding most of the oysters dead on bars above the Bay Bridge. And they are blaming heavy rains this fall from Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene.

11/06/2011

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Old Dam Used To Create New Artificial Reef In The Chesapeake

A dam that outlived its usefulness on the Patapsco River is being put to new use in the Chesapeake.

11/02/2011

Photo Credit: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

It’s OysterFest Time In St. Michaels

Oysters on the half shell, fried or served in a stew. They will all be offered Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s OysterFest. Located in St. Michaels, the Museum’s OysterFest is off MD Rt. 33.

11/02/2011

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Md. Removes Tred Avon Shellfishing Restrictions

Maryland environmental officials say shellfishing restrictions have been lifted on portions of the Tred Avon River and nearby waterways in Talbot County.

10/25/2011

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Md. Promotes Aquaculture To Boost Oyster Numbers

Harvesting oysters from the Chesapeake Bay could become as simple as pulling up a cage from a local waterway under a new push by the state of Maryland to develop aquaculture ventures.

09/12/2011

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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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