June is always boom time for ORRI

June is always boom time for ORRI

by Scott Eglseder June is the busiest time of year for our organization, the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Reef Recovery Initiative (ORRI). We pick up juvenile oysters from 365 growers and then cap off the growing season with a celebration and party for our growers and...
Group celebrates sixth pickup of young oysters

Group celebrates sixth pickup of young oysters

by Scott Eglseder We have successfully completed our sixth Oyster Pickup at the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Reef Recovery Initiative (ORRI), along with our 6th Annual Oyster Social. Once the oyster growing season concludes in the spring, we gather all of the juvenile...
Program needs help delivering oysters

Program needs help delivering oysters

published September 18, 2016 in the Star Democrat I am blown away by the enthusiasm of those individuals who are helping to restore the ecosystem of the Chesapeake Bay. We hosted an orientation meeting Tuesday, Sept. 13, for new oyster growers who signed up to...