Friday, March 15, 2013
Don't throw your oyster shells away when they can be recycled.
Did you have oysters for lunch or dinner? If you threw your shells away, dig through the trash to find them so they can be recycled! A recycled oyster shell can return 10 new oysters back into the Chesapeake Bay, according to a tip from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Here are local places listed on the Oyster Recovery Partnership website that accept oyster shells to be recycled. Annapolis Maritime Museum 410-295-0104 Philip Merrill Center 800-728-3229 Oyster Recovery Partnership Office 1805 Virginia St., Annapolis, MD 21401 410-990-4970 Click here to find out more and see shell collection sites throughout the state. See more:
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The first From the Bay, For the Bay program raised more than $20,000 for Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.
The From the Bay, For the Bay Dine Out program that many Annapolis area restaurants participated in raised $20,240 in support of the Chesapeake Bay oyster-restoration efforts. Boatyard Bar & Grill in Annapolis was among the top participating restaurants along with Woodberry Kitchen and Ryleigh’s Oyster Bar in Baltimore, and Matchbox Restaurants in Washington, DC, according to a press release. Together they donated $5,626, the release said. The weeklong program in October was a partnership of the state Department of Natural Resources and the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP). “Not only did the event raise funds to help us rebuild our native oyster population, it showcased our terrific Maryland seafood and our ongoing efforts to restore the …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
The event, which starts at 7 p.m. and features celebrity names like Barton Seaver, Scott Drewno (Wolfgang Puck DC), Chad Wife (Alewife in Baltimore) will benefit the Oyster Recovery Partnership.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Does a snakehead fish taste just like chicken? Find out for yourself at Rockfish restaurant in Eastport tonight (Tuesday) where celebrity chefs will be putting their unique spin on the fish for patrons. The charity event will benefit the Oyster Recovery Partnership. The event, Celebrity Snakehead Dinner to Benefit Oyster Recovery Partnership, starts with cocktails and a raw bar at 7 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person (or $300 for a table for four), which includes local beer, wine and oyster bar, a six-course seafood meal with beer and wine pairings starring local invasive fish species. It should be an informative evening with great food from the Chesapeake Bay. Celebrity chefs include: From the event website: "Each Chef will prepare the …