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Huge Volunteer Effort Plants Oysters in Tred Avon River

Huge Volunteer Effort Plants Oysters in Tred Avon River

Last week, we had the pleasure of participating in the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Reef Recovery Initiative’s (ORRI) oyster collection and planting in the Tred Avon river – part of the Marylanders Grow Oysters (MGO) program. We – and a cadre of volunteers – arrived around…

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Oyster Recovery Partnership Launches Shell Recycling Program in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Oyster Recovery Partnership Launches Shell Recycling Program in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Pittsburgh is first Pennsylvania city to engage in program Pittsburgh, Pa. (May 23, 2019) —  The Maryland-Based nonprofit, the Oyster Recovery Partnership, (ORP) has expanded its shell recycling program, the Shell Recycling Alliance, to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where it has seen overwhelming success seven months into operations….

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Oyster Recovery Partnership Gains New Shell Recycling Members in MD, DC & PA

Oyster Recovery Partnership Gains New Shell Recycling Members in MD, DC & PA

Program Expands to Pittsburgh, Pa. The Oyster Recovery Partnership’s (ORP) shell recycling program has grown by 43 restaurants, one oyster farm and two public drop sites over the past seven months, and has officially expanded to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The new members have helped ORP reclaim…

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Build-a-Reef Campaign Aims to put 10 million Oysters in the Severn River this Summer

Build-a-Reef Campaign Aims to put 10 million Oysters in the Severn River this Summer

Organizations call on community to sponsor bushels of spat-on-shell The Severn River Association (SRA) and Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) today launched a campaign seeking community support to plant 10 million oysters in the Severn River this summer. The fundraising campaign, Operation Build-a-Reef, presents a unique opportunity…

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US National Park entrance fees waived Saturday, April 20th!

US National Park entrance fees waived Saturday, April 20th!

The US National Park Service is waiving entrance fees to all parks this Saturday to mark the kick-off of National Parks Week 2019. Whether it’s a picnic with friends featuring wild ponies and a dozen raw oysters on the shore of Assateague, or an open…

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ORP WELCOMES 34 NEW SHELL RECYCLING MEMBERS

ORP WELCOMES 34 NEW SHELL RECYCLING MEMBERS

Expands oyster recycling program to Maryland’s Harford and Howard Counties The Oyster Recovery Partnership’s shell recycling program has grown by 32 restaurants and two oyster farms this year, and now offers weekly collection service to establishments in Harford and Howard counties. The Shell Recycling Alliance…

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Proud Pour Donations Have Added 650,000 Oysters to the Chesapeake Bay

Proud Pour Donations Have Added 650,000 Oysters to the Chesapeake Bay

Wine Sales Support the Oyster Recovery Partnership The philanthropic wine company Proud Pour has to-date donated more than $6,500 to the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP), the leading nonprofit working to rebuild the Chesapeake Bay’s native oyster population. Donations from the ongoing partnership have enabled the…

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Oyster Recovery Partnership to Host Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest Sept. 20 in Baltimore

Oyster Recovery Partnership to Host Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest Sept. 20 in Baltimore

Proceeds Support Oyster Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay Get ready for an evening of fresh oysters shucked by local farmers, seafood dishes from iconic restaurants, all-you-can-enjoy craft beer and wine, and live entertainment, all to benefit our Bay’s beloved bivalve! Hosted by the Oyster Recovery…

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Maryland, Virginia and D.C. Restaurants to Give Back to the Bay on National Oyster Day

Maryland, Virginia and D.C. Restaurants to Give Back to the Bay on National Oyster Day

Each oyster sold on Aug 5. will help plant 10 baby oysters Participating restaurants throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. will donate 10 cents from every oyster sold on National Oyster Day, Sunday, Aug. 5 to the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP), the leading nonprofit working…

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Final Call for Marylanders Grow Oysters Program

Final Call for Marylanders Grow Oysters Program

August 1 Deadline to Register The Marylanders Grow Oyster program is in need of waterfront residents to help clean and protect cages of young oysters during their vulnerable first year of life. Managed by the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) in conjunction with the Maryland Department…

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