Welcome to the ORP Newsroom

ORP is making a difference in the Chesapeake Bay.

We at the Oyster Recovery Partnership are committed to assisting those interested in restoring oysters to the Chesapeake Bay and those members of the media interested in oysters. Please contact us if we can help in any way at 410-990-4970 or NEWS@oysterrecovery.org.

Press Releases and Media Coverage

June 2015
Undercurrent News: How aquaculture could save the life of the Chesapeake Bay
ABC2 News: Oyster restoration project aims for big Chesapeake Bay benefits
CBS Baltimore: HonFest oyster shucking competition to raise awareness of bay restoration 
Martindale.com: Tax credit for oyster shell recycling increasing five-fold

May 2015
Annapolis Capital: Watermen win changes to oyster reef restoration
National Aquarium Conservation Team: Inner Harbor Biohuts
Yale Environment 360: A remarkable recovery for the oysters of Chesapeake Bay
The Star Democrat: Oyster restoration continues in the Tred Avon

April 2015
My Eastern Shore: Some facts about oyster aquaculture
Flying Dog: We sprint for the Oyster Recovery Partnership
The Fishing Wire: CAA Maryland calls for oyster conservation
Fredericksburg Freelance Star: Lowly oyster says a lot about health of Chesapeake Bay
Luxury Travel Magazine: Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond teams up with Oyster Recovery Partnership

March 2015
American University Radio: How a Maryland hatchery is helping oysters
My Eastern Shore: Amended bill aims to spark oyster management dialog
The Local Palate: Virginia wines and oysters
CBS Baltimore: Watermen hope to extend oyster season after winter freezes income
Capital Gazette: Bay protection strategies open for public comment
chesapeakebay.net: An afternoon with a champion oyster shucker
theawl: Raise a glass to pure water
environment guru: When it comes to shucking oysters, we learned from the best
grist: Half Shell Hero

Click here for 2014 archived press released and media coverage.

Click here for 2013 archived press releases and media coverage.

Click here for 2012 archived press releases and media coverage.

Click here for 2011 archived press releases and media coverage.

Click here for 2010 archived press released and media coverage.