Market-Size Oyster, Spat Population In Chesapeake Bay Increased In 2021The market-size oyster population in Maryland rose slightly over the past year, and spat estimates increased to the highest level in the previous 20 years, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources' 2021 Oyster Stock Assessment Update released Tuesday.
With The Chesapeake Bay Oyster Population Faltering, A Focus On Restoration Aims To Help Change Tide Of Bay's Overall HealthThey act as nature's filter. Oysters, helping pump life back into the Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Adds 14M Oysters To Maryland Waters In 2020, Around Half Of Normal AmountThe Chesapeake Bay Foundation said Thursday it added more than 14 million oysters to Maryland's waters last year despite the pandemic.
Overall Chesapeake Bay Health Remains At D+ Grade, State Of The Bay Report SaysThe nation's largest estuary is still getting a D+ grade for its overall health, according to a report released Tuesday by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Northrop Grumman Teaming Up To Help Oyster Population FlourishThe Chesapeake Bay Foundation is teaming up with one of the country's largest aerospace tech companies.
Group Preparing To Sue EPA Over Chesapeake Bay PollutionA conservation group announced Monday that it's preparing to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to enforce the Clean Water Act relating to pollution limits for the Chesapeake Bay.
As Chesapeake Bay Oyster Population Declines, Debate Continues Over How To Help Species ReboundThe oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay is in sharp decline, prompting state leaders to try multiple tactics to improve the species' numbers.
Volunteers Install Oyster Gardens In Inner Harbor In Effort To Clean WaterA group of volunteers is hoping their efforts planting oyster gardens can make Baltimore's Inner Harbor swimmable and fishable.
Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership, Volunteers To Install Largest Oyster Garden In BaltimoreVolunteers will work with the Great Baltimore Oyster Partnership, Healthy Harbor Initiative, and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to install what will be the largest oyster garden in Baltimore.
Gov. Hogan Re-Elected Chairman Of Chesapeake Executive CouncilGov. Larry Hogan was re-elected Chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council on Thursday.
Can Shellfish Save The Shoreline? Conservationists In Edgewater Are Putting Them To The TestAn underwater experiment is playing out in Edgewater. Conservationists are waiting to see if shellfish can help them save the shoreline.
Over 5M Oysters Planted In Patapsco River In Effort To Restore Water Quality, HabitatThey planted 3.4 million spat, or baby oysters, were planted on Wednesday alone- they originally had planned to seed around one million at the Campbell Reef.
Report: Pennsylvania Must Do More To Help Chesapeake BayA nonprofit that tracks pollution in the Chesapeake Bay is once again lambasting Pennsylvania for not doing enough to protect the nation's largest estuary.
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman Announces New Bay Protection PoliciesThe chief executive of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, announced two new policies aimed at protecting the Chesapeake Bay.
Chesapeake Bay's Blue Crab Population Increase Is Good News, Officials SayAn estimated total of 594 million blue crabs, a 60 percent increase over last year. This includes 190 million females, a 29 percent jump, as well as 324 million juveniles.