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Oysters for Joy

Please stop by the Tidewater Inn during the “Festival of the Trees” from November 26th through November 29th to see the “Oysters for the Bay” Christmas tree decorated by the Eglseder Wealth Management staff.

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Oyster Cage Maintenance 11-21-22 to 11-27-22

When I checked my oysters on Sunday, the spat had grown a little bit since last week, but there was very little growth or “fouling” on the cages themselves, so… Here’s what you should do for maintenance this week: Actively dunk your cages up and down in the water to...

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Oyster Cage Maintenance 11-14-22 to 11-20-22

When I checked my oysters on Sunday, the spat had grown a little bit since last week, but there was very light growth or “fouling” on the cages themselves, so… Here’s what you should do for maintenance this week: Actively dunk your cages up and down in the water to...

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Volunteers deliver spat for new oyster growing season

Volunteers deliver spat for new oyster growing season

EASTON — On Sept. 29 and 30, Chesapeake Bay “Advance and Protect” Oyster Reef Recovery Initiative Oysters for the Bay volunteers gathered to deliver oyster spat on the shell to their 300 plus growers. Many community members volunteer their time and hard work for this...

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Oyster Cage Maintenance 11-07-22 to 11-13-22

My “spat” really began to take on the shape of an oyster shell this past week. Once again, due to falling water temperatures, there was very little fouling or growth on my cages. Here’s what you should do for maintenance this week: Actively dunk your cages up and down...

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Oyster Cage Maintenance 10-31-22 to 11-6-22

When I checked my oysters on Sunday, the spat had grown a little bit since last week, but there was very little growth or “fouling” on the cages themselves, so…. Here’s what you should do for maintenance this week: Actively dunk your cages up and down in the water to...

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Oyster Cage Maintenance 10-24-22 to 10-30-22

On Sunday when I checked my oysters, there was some growth on my cages since last week, but the rate of “fouling” growth is slowing down as the water temperature drops. There was, however, quite an accumulation of silt and sediment on the oysters since last week....

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Oyster Spat Excrement Pattern

Oyster Spat Excrement Pattern

It is a picture of the pattern of "discharges" we are seeing from one oyster spat that we brought into the house after it fell through the cage onto our dock. We have been "feeding" it with a fresh gallon of bay water each day, which it clarifies. And, each day, it...

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Oyster Cage Maintenance 10-10-22 to 10-16-22

Thank you very much for your participation in the Marylanders Grow Oysters Program (MGO) for the 2022-2023 growing season. We will be sending you regular reminder letters regarding the maintenance of your cages. Initially, we will be sending you weekly letters (like...

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