2013 Oyster Cage Deliveries | October 3rd

Last year the oyster spat on shell and cages arrived in a box truck. This year the cargo was carried on a tractor trailer! If that doesn’t convey the magnitude of our program’s growth, then how about going from 33 … Continued

October 13th Oyster Cage Maintenance Letter

On Saturday when I checked my oysters, I was excited to see the spat growing on the oyster shells! Many were the size of a fingernail or larger. My cages are suspended from a floating dock, which keeps the oysters close to the surface, where there is an abundance of oxygen. …READ MORE

October 6th Oyster Cage Maintenance Letter

This year we will be sending you regular letters regarding the maintenance of your cages. Initially, we will be sending you weekly letters. As the cold weather progresses and cage fouling issues go by the wayside, our maintenance letters will become infrequent. As the weather warms in the Spring, we will ultimately return to weekly maintenance letters. …READ MORE

Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration in the news!

Just this week, Baltimore’s WJZ-TV channel 13 did a wonderful story on the recovery efforts that the Oyster Reef Recovery Initiative, the Marylander’s Grow Oysters Program, and the Oyster Recovery Partnership are working towards. Below is the story that ran … Continued