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Alternatives for Restoration: What Hard Materials Are Used in Oyster Reef Construction?

If you were an oyster, would you prefer porcelain or concrete? Limestone or sandstone? Or good old-fashioned oyster shells?... Read more >

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Update on the NOAA Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System

Currently, there are six CBIBS buoys deployed in the Chesapeake Bay, reporting real-time weather, wave, current, and water-quality data.... Read more >


Blue Catfish in the Chesapeake--Invasive and Tasty!

Blue catfish are voracious eaters, and they have few natural predators. Putting these invasive fish on your plate can help other species... Read more >


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