Seafood/Aquaculture Archive

Waterways in Talbot County Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   Waterways in Talbot County Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Sections of Broad and San Domingo creeks “conditionally approved”   BALTIMORE, MD (July 29, 2019) –The Maryland Department of the Environment is reclassifying waterways in Talbot County for shellfish harvesting. About 294 acres ...Read More

Waterways in Dorchester County Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   Waterways in Dorchester County Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Section of Slaughter Creek closed to harvesting, portions of Hudson Creek, Little Choptank River “conditionally approved”   BALTIMORE, MD (April 9, 2019) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified waterways in ...Read More

St. Mary’s County waterway reclassified for shellfish harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   St. Mary’s County waterway reclassified for shellfish harvesting St. Patrick Creek reclassified as “conditionally approved”   BALTIMORE, MD (October 15, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a tributary to St. Clements Bay in St. Mary’s County for shellfish ...Read More

Waterways in St. Mary’s, Calvert Counties Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   Waterways in St. Mary’s, Calvert Counties Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Battle and Sotterly creeks closed to harvesting, portions of St. Jerome Creek opened   BALTIMORE, MD (September 10, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified waterways in St. Mary’s ...Read More

Queen Anne’s County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Queen Anne’s County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Portion of Greenwood Creek now “conditionally approved” for harvesting of oysters and clams BALTIMORE, MD (July 16, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of Greenwood Creek in Queen Anne’s ...Read More

Cumberland Times-News: Maryland Interactive Fish Consumption Advisory Map Available

BALTIMORE — If you are wondering if it is safe to eat a largemouth bass from the lake at Rocky Gap State Park or a perch from Deep Creek Lake, the Maryland Department of the Environment now offers an interactive map that provides modernized, user-friendly information about fish consumption ...Read More

Department of the Environment Announces Interactive Map for Fish Consumption Advisories

MEDIA CONTACTS Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Department of the Environment Announces Interactive Map for Fish Consumption Advisories New map provides improved customer service, updated health-based meal advisories for recreationally caught fish in Maryland BALTIMORE (April 11, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment today announced the development ...Read More

St. Mary’s County Waterways Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov St. Mary’s County Waterways Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Portions of Smith and Jutland creeks closed to harvesting BALTIMORE, MD (April 9, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified portions of Smith and Jutland creeks in St. Mary’s County for shellfish ...Read More

Kent Narrows Temporarily Opening for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Kent Narrows Temporarily Opening for Shellfish Harvesting BALTIMORE, MD (February 13, 2018) – The Maryland Department of the Environment is temporarily reclassifying waters in the Kent Narrows in Queen Anne’s County from closed to open to allow oysters and clams to be harvested. ...Read More

Anne Arundel County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Anne Arundel County Waterway Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting Portion of Rhode River section closed in 2016 now “conditionally approved”; change allows leaseholders to resume harvesting Baltimore, MD (December 4, 2017) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the ...Read More
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