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.
A dam that outlived its usefulness on the Patapsco River is being put to new use in the Chesapeake.
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.
Maryland environmental officials say shellfishing restrictions have been lifted on portions of the Tred Avon River and nearby waterways in Talbot County.
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.
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.
Oysters and crabs are on the agenda for researchers meeting this week to discuss sustainable fisheries in the Chesapeake Bay.
To determine how valuable foodstuff oysters are to blue crabs, finfish scientists will place the celebrated mollusk under surveillance this summer.
The Maryland Attorney General’s office says three watermen will pay fines and serve probation for taking oysters from a sanctuary.
Students at a Germantown elementary school and staff at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission are joining forces to help save Chesapeake Bay oysters.
Maryland’s two U.S. senators are asking the Army Corps of Engineers to streamline the oyster aquaculture
Maryland Natural Resources police have charged six men with removing oysters from an oyster sanctuary in the Corsica River.