Chesapeake Bay Oysters Get More Attention At Pivotal TimeRobert T. Brown pulled an oyster shell from a pile freshly harvested by a dredger from the Chesapeake Bay and talked enthusiastically about the larvae attached — a sign of a future generation critical to the health of the nation's largest estuary.
Maryland Oyster Population Drops To 300 Million, Assessment SaysIn 1998, it was estimated there were 600 million oysters in Maryland waters. Now, a new population assessment finds that number has dropped nearly half.
Mid-Atlantic Cold Snap May Affect Local Oyster HarvestsWith shells as hard as rocks, oysters would seem safe from our long stretch of frigid weather.
Clam, Oyster Harvesting Temporarily Open At Kent NarrowsThe Maryland Department of the Environment is temporarily allowing oysters and clams to be harvested at Kent Narrows.
Underwater Grasses Give New Lease For Other Life In The Chesapeake BayThe pounding rains from Tropical Storm Lee caused plenty of problems last summer.
Taylors Island Man Faces $28K In Fines For Oyster ViolationsMaryland Natural Resources Police say a Taylors Island man faces up to $28,000 in fines for oyster harvesting violations.