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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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Va. Meeting To Discuss Sustainable Oysters, Crabs

Oysters and crabs are on the agenda for researchers meeting this week to discuss sustainable fisheries in the Chesapeake Bay.

06/07/2011

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Va. Researchers To Study Predators’ Oyster Feedings

To determine how valuable foodstuff oysters are to blue crabs, finfish scientists will place the celebrated mollusk under surveillance this summer.

06/06/2011

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3 Eastern Shore Watermen Fined For Oyster Poaching

The Maryland Attorney General’s office says three watermen will pay fines and serve probation for taking oysters from a sanctuary.

04/11/2011

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Md. Students, WSSC To Make Oyster Habitats

Students at a Germantown elementary school and staff at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission are joining forces to help save Chesapeake Bay oysters.

03/15/2011

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