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Operation Build a Reef: Severn River Plants 30 Million Oysters!

Operation Build a Reef: Severn River Plants 30 Million Oysters!

July 13, 2022– Today, the Severn River Association (SRA) and the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) planted 30 million juvenile oysters in the Severn River as part of an ongoing effort known as “Operation Build a Reef” to restore oysters to the iconic waterway. This is…

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ORP announces new annual event, World Is Your Oyster Festival!

ORP announces new annual event, World Is Your Oyster Festival!

Mark your calendars because your favorite oyster lovers’ bash is back and better than ever! Please join Oyster Recovery Partnership on Saturday, October 8th at the B&O Railroad Museum for a party with a purpose! Set in the heart of Maryland’s historic oyster city, the…

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Federal Hill Eye Care

Federal Hill Eye Care

National Eyewear Day’s right around the corner (June 6) and, in honor of the occasion, ORP is proud to a feature our partners at Federal Hill Eye Care, a Baltimore-based optometry practice with big appreciation for oysters! Dr. Scott Klasman had the brilliant idea to…

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OYSTER RECOVERY PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES TOP 10 OYSTER SHELL RECYCLERS FOR 2021

OYSTER RECOVERY PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES TOP 10 OYSTER SHELL RECYCLERS FOR 2021

ORP’s Shell Recycling Alliance is comprised of Bay-friendly businesses who go above and beyond, dutifully recycling oyster shells to be used in Bay restoration efforts. Shell is an increasingly limited, mission-ciritcal resource for ORP, and the best, most natural material used to rebuild reefs. That’s…

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Annapolis Residential Shell Recycling Now Available Courtesy of Annapolis Compost

Annapolis Residential Shell Recycling Now Available Courtesy of Annapolis Compost

Announcing a new partnership to collect shells from homeowners in the Annapolis area! ORP and Annapolis Compost, a curbside composting business, are teaming up to make recycling oyster shells easier than ever for area residents. Annapolis Compost will now collect oyster shells from participating households,…

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ORP Assists Baltimore County in Removing Thousands of Derelict Crab Pots from Chesapeake Bay

ORP Assists Baltimore County in Removing Thousands of Derelict Crab Pots from Chesapeake Bay

This week, the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) is proud to assist Baltimore County with an important project to remove derelict fishing gear from the mouth of the Patapsco River off the North Point Peninsula. The project will enhance the blue crab fishery, reduce ghost pot…

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Celebrating Women in Science

Celebrating Women in Science

While we believe Women in Science should be celebrated every day, today is a special holiday to highlight them and their accomplishments. Friday, February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science and we’d like to take a moment to showcase the wonderful…

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Valentine’s Day Brut Oyster Risotto

Valentine’s Day Brut Oyster Risotto

Make a Valentine’s Day “splash” with this delicious Brut Oyster Risotto that is “shore” to be a date-night pleaser for your special someone! Candy may have stolen the Valentine’s Day spotlight when, in 1861, Richard Cadbury started selling chocolates in a heart-shaped box… But February…

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Winter Oyster Webinar (WOW) Series presented by MOMs Organic Market

Winter Oyster Webinar (WOW) Series presented by MOMs Organic Market

Whether filtering water, creating habitat, or being darn delicious, oysters are incredible in SO MANY ways! This winter, join ORP for a three-part webinar series all about our favorite bivalve – see more info on topics and dates below. Avoid crowded, in-person events and fully…

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Oyster Super-hero, Sammy Spat, Regenerates Oyster Reefs Worldwide

Oyster Super-hero, Sammy Spat, Regenerates Oyster Reefs Worldwide

This one in a million oyster has been on a mission: inspiring his cousins around the world to not only survive, but thrive, and build back the reefs systems that once hugged shorelines around the world. But this oyster’s life didn’t start out with such…

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