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

Virginia to Protect Lafayette River Oyster Reefs

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The Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) voted recently to increase protection for oyster restoration sites in Norfolk’s Lafayette River and parts of other Virginia tributaries. In 2014, the City of Norfolk sent a proposal to VMRC, requesting the agency to … 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