June 9, 2021
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) presented preliminary information Tuesday evening from the 2021 oyster stock assessment update indicating the market-size oyster population in Maryland rose slightly, while spat estimates increased to the highest level in the previous 20 years.
March 14, 2021
The Eastern Branch of Hampton Roads' Elizabeth River, sometimes called the “lost branch,” is the second tributary in Virginia to reach its oyster restoration milestones.
November 24, 2020
Fuller’s Raw Bar in Hampton has recycled approximately 390,000 oyster shells since the beginning of 2019, a record for the CBF's Virginia Oyster Restoration Program.
November 20, 2020
Yesterday Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam celebrated the Commonwealth’s approval of $10 million in bond financing for oyster reef restoration in Virginia waters and praised the completion of oyster reef habitat construction in the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River.
Advocates for Herring Bay and Chesapeake Bay Foundation Plant about 200,000 Oysters at Sanctuary Reef in Southern Anne Arundel County
November 9, 2020
Inspired by successful efforts in neighboring waters, the Advocates for Herring Bay began restoring the historic Herring Bay Oyster Sanctuary in 2019 with a goal of planting 1 million spat—juvenile oysters—in the sanctuary by the end of 2021.
October 6, 2020
After floor votes on the budget by the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates late last week, legislators in Virginia’s General Assembly are on track to largely preserve investment in clean water programs and Chesapeake Bay restoration.
September 3, 2020
Two grants of approximately $500,000 each will lead to 15 acres of new Lynnhaven oyster reef stocked with 15 million spat-on-shell oysters.
July 31, 2020
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation welcomed today’s vote in the House of Representatives for fiscal year 2021 spending plans that include funding for oyster restoration through the Army Corps of Engineers and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Bay watershed education program.
CBF Welcomes Fiscal 2021 Oyster Restoration Funds in Bill Approved by House Appropriations Committee
July 13, 2020
CBF applauds the House Appropriations Committee for including $5 million for oyster restoration and rehabilitation in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' fiscal year 2021 spending plan.
August 5, 2019
(ANNAPOLIS, MD)—Six engineering teams are working with the latest technology to develop a solution to a challenging environmental issue.
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