Oyster Blog

Discover the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery Pearl Collection at Smyth Jewelers 

Celebrate elegance and support an impactful cause with the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery Pearl Collection from Smyth Jewelers. This collection…

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Strategic Plan RFP

Join Us in Shaping the Future of Oyster Recovery  ORP is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for…

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The Shell Recycling Alliance: A Partnership that Makes Waves  

This World Recycling Day, let’s celebrate the impactful strides we’ve made in Chesapeake Bay oyster restoration, thanks to the invaluable…

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2024 Board Member Update

As we observe our 30th anniversary, we extend our gratitude to ORP’s Board of Directors for their unwavering dedication to…

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Top Ten SRA restaurants 2024

Top Ten SRA Contributors of 2024

ORP’s Shell Recycling Alliance is comprised of Bay-friendly businesses that go above and beyond, dutifully recycling oyster shells to be…

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Eight Million Oysters Planted Using Funds from the M/V Ever Forward Cargo Ship Grounding

Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Oyster Recovery Partnership Plant Eight Million Oysters using Funds from the M/V Ever Forward Cargo…

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Planning for Planting

March is an exciting time that sets the stage for our annual planting season, a coordinated effort between many partners…

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Governor Moore Announces New Annual Record for Chesapeake Bay Oyster Planting

ANNAPOLIS, MD, October 10, 2023 — Governor Wes Moore today announced that more than 1.7 billion new juvenile oysters have…

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Press Release: Announcing National Oyster Week 2023

ORP is pleased to announce plans for National Oyster Week from August 1-6, 2023. Seafood lovers can get involved during…

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Oyster Facts

TWELVE NEED-TO-KNOW OYSTER FACTS 1. Etymology First attested in English during the 14th century, the word “oyster” comes from Old…

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