Oyster reefs are vital to a healthy Chesapeake Bay. The Harris Creek reef shown is being restored by ORP in partnership with state and federal agencies.

Oyster reefs are vital to a healthy Chesapeake Bay. The Harris Creek reef shown is being restored by ORP in partnership with state and federal agencies.

Learn more about oyster science, history and restoration by clicking the links below.

Oyster Science

History of Oysters

Restoration Process

Terms & Definitions

Kids Corner

Fun Facts