Shellfish Harvesting


Portions Of Wye River Closed To Shellfish Havesting Due To Bacteria Levels

June 11th, the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) closed portions of the Wye River in Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties to shellfish harvesting due to unacceptable bacteria levels.


Patapsco River

Md. Bans Swimming, Fishing, Kayaking In Patapsco River Due To Sewage Spill

Tens of millions of gallons. That’s how much raw sewage has flowed into the Patapsco River this week.


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Little Choptank Closed To Shellfish Harvesting

Maryland environmental officials have closed part of the Little Choptank River in Dorchester County for
shellfish harvesting because of elevated levels of bacteria.