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Support MD Seafood Part 4: COVID-19’s Effects on Watermen

Support MD Seafood Part 4: COVID-19’s Effects on Watermen

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us all, but especially Maryland’s seafood industry. We’re proud of the fact that half of our board – eight members – are watermen, retailers, aquaculture leaseholders, and restaurateurs. That means the same people who make ORP’s strategic decisions about oyster restoration,…

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Support MD Seafood Part 3: COVID-19’s Effects on Restaurants

Support MD Seafood Part 3: COVID-19’s Effects on Restaurants

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us all, but especially Maryland’s seafood industry. We’re proud of the fact that half of our board – eight members – are watermen, retailers, aquaculture leaseholders, and restaurateurs. That means the same people who make ORP’s strategic decisions about oyster restoration,…

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Support MD Seafood Part 2: COVID-19’s Effects on Wholesalers and Retailers

Support MD Seafood Part 2: COVID-19’s Effects on Wholesalers and Retailers

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us all, but especially Maryland’s seafood industry. We’re proud of the fact that half of our board – eight members – are watermen, retailers, aquaculture leaseholders, and restaurateurs. That means the same people who make ORP’s strategic decisions about oyster…

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Support the Chesapeake’s Seafood Industry

Support the Chesapeake’s Seafood Industry

Now, more than ever, watermen, oyster farmers, restaurants and suppliers need our help. During this time, many of us are seeking a taste of normalcy, a taste of what we know and love, and for a lot of us, that’s the local catch. We’ve compiled a few simple ways below that you can support your neighborhood seafood restaurants, markets and suppliers at a…

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ORP’s COVID-19 Update

ORP’s COVID-19 Update

Just like you, we’re concerned and taking all of the necessary precautions to prevent the COVID-19 outbreak. Specifically, we have suspended shell recycling operations, and will not be hosting or or promoting any events through early May, at a minimum. At this time, oyster planting season is…

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ORP WELCOMES 26 NEW SHELL RECYCLING RESTAURANTS

ORP WELCOMES 26 NEW SHELL RECYCLING RESTAURANTS

The Oyster Recovery Partnership’s shell recycling program has grown by 26 restaurants over the past year, boosting collection totals and the capacity for Chesapeake Bay oyster restoration projects. “We’re fortunate that the Shell Recycling Alliance continues to grow as local businesses and individuals come to…

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Chesapeake Bay Oyster-Themed Neckwear Collection: Collaboration with the QG

Chesapeake Bay Oyster-Themed Neckwear Collection: Collaboration with the QG

  Announcing the Chesapeake Bay Oyster-Themed Necktie Collection Proceeds Benefit Oyster Restoration. Special Collaboration with The QG. Limited Release, Only 100 Ties Available. Part Botticellian masterpiece, part luxury, part great cause, this Chesapeake Bay oyster-inspired neckwear collection arrives just in time for Easter, Baltimore’s premier “Bourbon…

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Chesapeake Bay Region Celebrates Record Oyster Shell Recycling Year

Chesapeake Bay Region Celebrates Record Oyster Shell Recycling Year

Oyster Recovery Partnership Announces Top 10 Contributors The Oyster Recovery Partnership’s shell recycling program collected 36,000 bushels of oyster shell from hundreds of seafood businesses throughout the Chesapeake Bay in 2019, an overall record and testament to the region’s ever-increasing support of oyster restoration. The…

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Oyster Recovery Partnership Announces New Executive Director

Oyster Recovery Partnership Announces New Executive Director

The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) today announced that H. Ward Slacum, Jr. has been selected by the board of directors as the organization’s new executive director. Slacum, who has served as ORP’s director of operations since 2014, was selected after a two-month executive search and…

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Celebrating 25 Years of Oyster Recovery

Celebrating 25 Years of Oyster Recovery

“Give 25 More” to the Chesapeake Bay this Giving Season! For 25 years, we’ve embraced the power of the oyster to help restore the health of the Chesapeake Bay – and, together, we’ve made remarkable progress! Get full details in our newly released 25th Anniversary…

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