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...
Oyster aquaculture on the rise

Oyster aquaculture on the rise

Oyster aquaculture is seeing a boost in the southern regions of the Chesapeake and as far south as Florida. Recent legislation signed by Gov. McAuliffe in Virginia opened up the “Virginia Oyster Trail,” which is akin to the state’s wine trail, showcasing the varietal...
Volunteers make oyster recovery possible

Volunteers make oyster recovery possible

I heard on the news the other day that Amazon was launching an app for enlisting “citizen” drivers to deliver their wares in Seattle. This is an inventive approach for a large corporation seeking to improve the scope of their business. It points to the rising trend of...