Signs of Encouragement

CBF President Will Baker and Maryland Fisheries Scientist Allison Colden discuss recent news about the state of blue crabs and oyster restoration in the Chesapeake Bay.


00:47  Annual stock assesment report for blue crabs and signs we should be watching.

08:30  An update on oysters in Virginia and Maryland.

10:36  Oyster restoration in Virginia's Lafayetter River and Maryland's Baltimore Harbor.

14:55  Man-O-War Shoal is our last remaining 3D oyster bar in Maryland--how it is being threatened and its potential as the home for a new thriving oyster population.


From this episode:

Watch Allison on Facebook Live and find out more about the annual blue crab dredge survey.

Read CBF's press statement about the survey.

Find out more about the iconic Chesapeake Bay blue crab.

Oyster reefs return to the Lafayette River.

Press release and photos on the Fort Carroll oyster reef in Baltimore.

Press release on Man-O-War Shoal. Send a letter to Maryland's Department of Natural Resources Secretary Mark Belton to save Man-O-War Shoal.

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