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97% of Harris Creek Reefs Restored in 2013 Are Successful as of 2016

The 2016 Oyster Reef Monitoring Report indicates that 97% of oyster reefs restored in Harris Creek in 2013 met requirements for oyster density and biomass.... Read more >


NCBO Biennial Report to Congress 2015-16 Highlights Science, Service, Stewardship

The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office's Biennial Report to Congress, highlighting work accomplished by NCBO in fiscal years 2015-16, was recently sent to Capitol Hill.... Read more >


NOAA, Partners Update Stats on Oyster Restoration in Maryland, VIrginia

Significant acreage of oyster reefs in both Maryland and Virginia has been restored in recent years, according to reports released by multiagency efforts.... Read more >


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