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You may have spent your youth boating on the Chesapeake Bay. You may remember netting crabs off pilings, digging for clams and getting tangled up in seaweed. You may remember clean water. It’s no secret that our local waterways have drastically changed over the years; but it doesn’t have to continue on this way. Together we can help bring the ecosystem back into balance.

Please consider making a donation in support of our mission to restore Maryland’s oyster populationAt ORP, 95% of all donations go directly into recovery programs, and for every $1 given around 100 oysters are planted in local sanctuaries. 

Now more than ever, we depend on the support and generosity of our sponsors to continue our important work. Thank you in advance for supporting ORP in our quest to restore life in the Chesapeake Bay, and ensure its future for generations to come.

*Over 95 percent of all donations go directly into our restoration programs.

Contributions to ORP are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Oyster Recovery Partnership is a full 501(c)(3) non profit organization.



ORP is a member of EarthShare Mid-Atlantic, a federated workplace giving program through the Combined Federal Campaign to give federal employees the chance to support a healthy environment one paycheck at a time. Federal workers can designate gifts to the Oyster Recovery Partnership using code 91587.