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

December 2014
Baynet.com: Final CSX oyster express train delivered to Chesapeake Bay
Delmarvanow: Spending bill contains money for local waterways

November 2014
Baltimore Sun: Fells Point restaurant encourages shell recycling at oyster festival 

October 2014
Annapolis Capital: State promotes bay’s bounty

September 2014
VIMS News: Study puts some mussels into Bay restoration

July 2014
Yahoo! Food: How to pair beer with oysters
NationSwell: Why Is This Kitchen Trash Being Dumped onto Louisiana’s Coast?

June 2014
Annapolis Capital: Pre-release inmates help replenish South River oyster beds
ORP: ORP celebrates its 20th anniversary by planting 175 million oysters
Baltimore Sun: Eating, shucking and loving the Chesapeake oyster
The Queen Anne’s Spy: Collaborative efforts and oysters key to Corsica River recovery  
Southern Maryland  Online: Convenience centers to accept oyster shells for recycling
Baynet.com: St. Mary’s County to accept oyster shells at recycling centers
SeafoodSource.com: North American oyster craze

February 2014
Charles County: Charles County, ORP open new shell recycling drop-off locations
MES Wave: Historic oyster shell donated to ORP’s Shell Recycling Alliance
Serious Eats: Oyster Mythbusting: Debunking 5 common misconceptions
Star Democrat: New oyster shell recycling drop-off locations open
MyEasternShoreMd.com: Chester River Association collecting oyster shells
SouthernMarylandNewsNet: New public drop-off locations to recycle used oyster shells
Coastal Connection: Reviving the Coast’s Oyster Industry
DelmarvaNow: Oyster recycling spawning in Delmarva
The Dispatch: Weekend event to highlight Oyster Recovery Partnership’s Gains
ORP: Talbot and Caroline County announce shell recycling drop-off sites

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.