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Maintenance 11-12-18 to 11-18-18

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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Maintenance 10-29-18 to 11-04-18

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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Maintenance 10-22-18 to 10-28-18

On Sunday when I checked my oysters, there was a fair amount of growth or “fouling” on my cages. There was also a fairly significant amount of silt and sediment on the oysters themselves. Here’s what you should do for maintenance this week: Actively dunk your cages up...

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Maintenance Letter 10-15-18 to 10-21-18

On Sunday when I checked my oysters, there was a fair amount of growth or “fouling” on my cages. In addition to my observations, Julie observed an abundance of Tunicates, while out checking on cages this past week. These Tunicates are known locally by the watermen as...

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Oyster Cage Maintenance 10-8-18 to 10-14-18

Thank you very much for your participation in the Marylanders Grow Oysters Program (MGO) for the 2018-2019 growing season. We will be sending you regular letters regarding the maintenance of your cages. Initially, we will be sending you weekly letters. As the cold...

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Oyster Deliveries 2018 RECAP

The 2018 Oyster Delivery was held on Thursday, September 27that Easton Point Marina. 65 volunteers met at 8:25 am to await the arrival of the oyster spat from Horn Point Laboratories that was being delivered by Wayne Wetzke of the Oyster Recovery Partnership. While...

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Oyster Deliveries 2018

Please sign up to volunteer today! We are in need of drivers with trucks or trailers and general volunteers. Meet up at 8:30 @ Easton Point Coffee * Donuts* Bagged lunch provided Click Here to volunteer or call Julie at 410-822-9143 Thank you!!...

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2018 Final Cage Maintenance and Thank You!

To all of our growers: I would like to personally thank each and every one of you for your participation in The Chesapeake Bay Oyster Reef Recovery Initiative. When we started our program seven years ago, our goal was to double our number of growers each year. In our...

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7th Annual Oyster Social

The 7thAnnual Oyster Social was held on June 14, 2018 at the business location of founding sponsor, Eglseder Wealth Management Group, Inc. The event’s theme, “How it used to be...” alluded to the simple, joyful summer BBQs of the past as well as the...

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Oyster Pickup 2018

The 2018 Oyster Pick Up was held on Friday, June 1, 2018. Luckily, it was the only day that week where rain was not in the forecast. People began arriving at the Eglseder offices about 7:45 to get their route assignments and fuel up on coffee and doughnuts. After...

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