Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration Program Update

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Chesapeake Bay Office, along with the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP), have released reports outlining the progress made by Maryland and Virginia in recent years to increase significant acreage of oyster reefs. These multiagency … Continued

Choptank River Watershed Restoration

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A variety of restoration projects are ongoing in the Choptank River watershed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), its partners, and citizens groups. Choptank River Watershed Facts: Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the watershed includes the Choptank and … Continued

2015 Oyster Reef Ecosystem Services Research Update

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The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office recently released a brief document highlighting progress under way in research projects that focus on the ecosystem services provided by restored oyster reefs. The 2015 Oyster Reef Ecosystem Services (ORES) Research Update includes details on: … Continued

Bill Burton Fishing Pier Artificial Reef

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On October 5th, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), the Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative (MARI) and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) finished construction of an artificial oyster reef alongside the Bill Burton Fishing Pier adjacent to the Fredrick C. … Continued

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