Maryland Chesapeake Bay Underwater Grasses Report

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently reported that underwater grass abundance increased for the fourth straight year in the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay, reaching a record of 59,277 acres. This represents a 10 percent increase from … Continued






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






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