Operation Underway In Sparrows Point To Remove Abandoned Crab Pots From Chesapeake BayThe crab pots are typically lost during storms or cut loose by boat propellers.
Maryland Environmental Officials Issue Emergency Order For Potomac River Following Sewage OverflowThe Maryland Department of the Environment has issued an emergency order to close a portion of the Potomac River off the Virginia shoreline to the harvesting of oysters and other shellfish following a sewage overflow.
Local Groups Will Plant 20 Million Oysters In Severn River On FridayThe Severn River Association and Oyster Recovery Partnership will plant 20 million juvenile oysters in the Severn River on Friday as part of an ongoing effort to improve water quality.
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.
COVID-19 Could Lead To Decline In Maryland's Oyster Production. This Group Is Trying To Change ThatThe COVID-19 pandemic could lead to an oyster shortage in the Chesapeake Bay, but the Shell Recycling Alliance is hoping to change that.
2 Maryland Men To Paddle Board From Havre De Grace To Virginia Beach To Raise Awareness About Oysters In The Chesapeake BayTwo Maryland man are working to raise awareness about the importance of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay.
Annapolis Man Plans 240-Mile Paddleboard Journey To Raise Money For Planting Oysters In The Chesapeake BayAn Annapolis man is planning to attempt an ambitious 240 mile paddle board journey down the Chesapeake Bay to raise money for planting oysters in the Bay.
Oysters Aren't Very 'Take-Out Friendly', Oyster Farmer Says, Causing The Industry To Take Huge Hit During COVID-19 PandemicManager and oyster farmer Ethan Davis said it wouldn’t be uncommon to sell between 15,000 and 30,000 oysters a week, but with COVID-19, the demand simply isn’t there.
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.
Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Oyster Restoration Funding In Chesapeake BayThe Senate Appropriations Committee has approved legislation for the Chesapeake Bay's oyster restoration funding.
Maryland DNR Recommends 30% Reduction In Oyster HarvestA Maryland agency is proposing a 30% reduction in the amount of oysters that can be harvested in the next season.
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.
Some Talbot County Waterways Reclassified For Shellfish HarvestingThe Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified parts of two Talbot County waterways for shellfish harvesting.