NOAA Chesapeake Bay Oyster Reef Construction Grant

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced that it has recommended awarding $10 million to fund new reef construction for a Maryland Department of Natural Resources oyster sanctuary in the Chesapeake Bay. The four-year grant will provide infrastructure funding … Continued

Chesapeake Bay G3 Green Infrastructure Projects

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The Chesapeake Bay Trust, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and Prince George’s County Department of the Environment has announced over $1.3 million in funding for 33 projects across Maryland, Pennsylvania, … Continued

2023 Maryland Oyster Aquaculture Production

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In June, Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reported that the state’s shellfish aquaculture operations harvested a record 94,286 bushels of oysters in 2023. “Though the shellfish aquaculture harvest is small in comparison to the public fishery, it is growing … Continued

Bridge Collision – Port of Baltimore Shut Down

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  At 1:27 a.m. on March 26, 2024, Coast Guard watchstanders received a report into the Coast Guard Sector Maryland – National Capital Region command center reporting a 984-foot Singapore-flagged containership collided with the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Additionally, it … Continued