2013 Press Releases and Media Coverage

December 2013
Maryland Department of Natural Resources: Restaurants urged to sell Maryland oysters
PBS NewsHour: Chesapeake Bay oysters making their way back on menus 
Washington Post: Tons of fossilized oysters shells headed to Maryland 
Flying Dog Brewery: Video produced on our commitment to ORP

November 2013
Baltimore Sun: Passion grows for oyster farming
The Pitt News: Maryland brewery concocts a strange, seafaring stout  
StarDem.com: NOAA awards money for Harris Creek restoration 

October 2013
DNR: Record oyster spat production announced
Baltimore Sun: Record hatchery production aids Chesapeake Bay’s oysters
Annapolis Capital: O’Malley touts record oyster planting
WTOP: O’Malley touts record oyster planting
Delawareonline: Maryland Gov. O’Malley touts huge Chesapeake Bay oyster planting
WAMU: O’Malley touts record oyster planting
ORP: Record shell recycling effort announced
Star-Democrat: Local Oyster restoration program grows
StarDem.com: Local residents, organizations work to build oyster habitat

September 2013
Southern Maryland News Net: “From the Bay, For the Bay” Dine Out Week

July 2013
WBOC 16: New drop-off locations to recycle oyster shells in Wicomico County  
Nation’s Restaurant News: Recycling oyster shells benefits restaurants, environment
Reuters: New project aims to bring oyster shells back to the Chesapeake Bay  
Reduction in Motion: Oyster Shell Recycling
Perishablenews.com: ORP receives $25K in grants from Perdue Farms to raise oysters, recycle shells 

 June 2013
ORP: ORP receives $25,000 in grants from Perdue Farms
ORP: Wicomico County, ORP announced new drop off locations for shell recycling
WBOC TV: New Drop-Off Locationsto Recycle Oyster Shells in Wicomico County

May 2013
Maryland DNR : Governor, Board of Public Works advance major oyster restoration project
Baltimore Sun: Agencies aim to restore bay’s depleted oysters, a creek at a time
William and Mary News and Events: Study shows restored oyster reef worth its weight in nutrients

April 2013
ORP: ORP Restored Oyster Reef Shows Highest Denitrification Rate of Any Natural System Documented in the Chesapeake Bay
ORP: ORP Applauds Passage of Maryland Oyster Shell Recycling Bill
Washington Post: Maryland Lawmakers Pass “No Shell Left Behind” Tax Credit for Recycled Oysters
The Annapolis Capital: Environmentalists Have Mixed success in General Assembly
Seattle Pi: Md. Passes Tax Credit for Recycling Oyster Shells
Houston Chronicle:  Md. Passes Tax Credit for Recycling Oyster Shells
CBS DC: Md. Passes “No Shell Left Behind” Oyster Bill
Southern Maryland News Net: ORP Applauds Passage of Shell Recycling Bill
National Fisherman: The Oyster is Their World
San Francisco Chronicle: Md. Passes “No Shell Left Behind” Oyster Bill

March 2013
My Say: The Pearl Girls, Saving the Bay One Oyster at A Time
The Dispatch: George’s Forms Partnership with Finlandia Vodka
Annapolis Capital: The Oyster Shell Key To Restoring The Bay
Severna Park Patch: Recycling Oyster Shells Helps the Bay in Severna Park
CNS TV: Tommy Price Interview
Patch Annapolis: Oyster Shell Recycling Drop-Off Sites in Annapolis
Patch Edgewater & Severna Park: Oyster Shells Recyclable? You Bet! Drop Them Off Here

February 2013
ORP: ORP Supports First Maryland Oyster Shell Recycling Bill
Washington Post: Maryland Oyster Group Supports ‘No Shell Left Behind’ Tax Credit for Recycled Shells
ORP: ORP, Dorchester County Add New Drop-Off Sites for Recycling Oyster Shell
WBOC16: 4 Oyster Shell Recycling Drop-Off Sites Open in Dorchester Co. 
The Washington Post: Marylanders Have 4 New Oyster Shell Recycling Drop Off Sites
CNBC.com: What Do You Do for Love?
Flying Dog: Proceeds from Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout Donated to ORP
Celebrates Today: Lusty lagers! Sip on aphrodisiac beers for Valentine’s Day
Brewbound: Flying Dog Donates Pearl Necklace Proceeds to Oyster Recovery Partnership
My Eastern ShoreMD.com: Flying Dog Brewery Donates  to Oyster Recovery Partnership 

January 2013
Washington Post: At Benefit, Eating Snakehead to Help the Chesapeake Bay
Baltimore Sun: Oyster Recovery Amazing in Shore Creek
Washington Post: Great Snakeheads!
Bmore Media: Baltimore Chefs Put Bay’s Bounty on the Menu
Examiner.com: Oyster Recovery Needs Your Help
The Georgetown Dish: John Riggins Share a Table at Tony and Joe’s with a Snakehead
Chesapeake Bay Program: Restoration Spotlight: Restaurant Recycle Oyster Shells to Bring Bivalve Back to Bay
WTOP: Snakehead Dinner Scares Up Proceeds for Oyster Recovery
Frederick News Post: Oyster Recovery Partnership: Quietly Getting The Job Done
Bmoremedia: Baltimore Chefs Put Bay’s Bounty on the Menu