Maryland Oyster Management Areas Review (Draft)

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Maryland’s Oyster Advisory Commission (OAC) recently received a draft proposal for revising the state’s current oyster management areas. The proposal was based on deliberations at past commission meetings and includes stakeholder comments and recommendations from the commercial seafood industry, conservationists, … Continued

Maryland Oyster Sustainability Project

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently announced that the agency seeks to establish an economically-productive and sustainable oyster harvesting cooperative in Anne Arundel County. According to DNR, the comprehensive private-public partnership will enhance the long-term business and economic … Continued

Mallows Bay National Marine Sanctuary Update

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently announced that Mallows Bay, a unique archaeological, cultural and historical site in Charles County, is another step closer to being named a National Marine Sanctuary. The public review process officially began with … Continued

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