There hasn’t been a major mortality event for oysters since 2005, and some areas have seen population increases.
As one scientist puts it, “Oysters require a certain amount of salinity to survive,” so all the freshwater that came down during the rainy summer has raised concern about the Bay’s oyster population.
A Virginia resident is dead after getting infected by a strain of a flesh-eating bacterium in bodies of water in the area.
Florida Health Department officials said the man died from Vibrio vulnificus two days after eating a raw oyster and coming down with a gastrointestinal illness.
A coalition of environmental groups, economic interests and educational foundations has set a goal of getting 10 billion oysters in the Chesapeake Bay by 2025.
The nation’s largest wastewater treatment plant is doing something lifesaving for blue crabs, oysters and other aquatic life in the nation’s largest estuary — the Chesapeake Bay.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia oysters, ham and other foods will be on display at a trade show in Miami in October. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says six Virginia firms will…
A survey has found Maryland\’s oyster population has more than doubled since 2010.
Shell collection delays and confusion over tax incentives have recently caused setbacks in the region\’s oyster shell recycling campaign.
Maryland\’s largest chicken producer is going from the farm to the
Bay, providing financial support for the state\’s oyster restoration efforts.
If the words \”shucking\” and \”slurping\” make your mouth water, get ready for the debut of a new oyster raised in Maryland.
Instead of booking a caterer to set up a raw bar for your next party, personal oyster shuckers could be a welcomed alternative for your guests.
A warmer, drier year has been good for oysters,
and planted, in the Eastern Shore\’s Harris
Creek, a tributary of the Choptank
River and site of the first tributary-wide
restoration effort by the Oyster
An Army Corps of Engineers master plan to
native oyster populations in the Chesapeake
nation\’s largest estuary, would establish
sanctuaries in Maryland and Virginia.
Find out who won the U.S. National Oyster Shucking
Championship in Southern Maryland. The winner
competes in Ireland next September.
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