Chesapeake Bay Oysters Get More Attention at Pivotal Time

The state’s first-ever formal stock assessment supported claims by environmentalists that oyster numbers have experienced a sharp decline — down 50% since 1999.

Battle Brewing in the Chesapeake Bay Over Oysters

It’s over a new Maryland law that’s supposed to help revive the state’s long-declining oyster population, but watermen – and the governor – just aren’t buying it.