Oyster shells are becoming increasingly scarce. Through CBF's Save Oyster Shell program, shells that would typically be thrown away are saved and used in a variety of oyster restoration projects.
Maryland Public Drop-off Locations
CBF has five shell drop-off locations in Maryland.
4800 Atwell Rd
Shady Side, MD 20764
(Look for the Save Our Shell Cage
(SOS) outer parking lot)
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Philip Merrill Center
6 Herndon Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403
(SOS Cage at Entrance to CBF)
South River Water Federation
Next to Yellowfin Restaurant
2830 Solomon's Island Rd, Suite A
Edgewater, MD 21037
(SOS Cage Upper Parking Lot)
573 Ritchie Hwy
Severna Park, MD 21146
(SOS Cage Rear Parking Lot)
Breezy Point Marina
5230 Breezy Point Road
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Maryland Participating Restaurants
The following restaurants also participate in CBF's S.O.S program:
Grapes Wine Bar of Annapolis, Annapolis
May's Restaurant, Frederick
Stoney's Kingfishers, Solomon's Island
To learn more about CBF's oyster recycling partners in Maryland please visit the Oyster Recovery Partnership.
To participate or for more program information contact Carmera Thomas at [email protected] or 410-268-8816.