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

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

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