All posts in 'Oysters Rock'

Oysters Rock Report

Posted on May 24th, 2016 · Posted in Oysters Rock

A bit of belated news report from our Oysters Rock program (a paraphrasing of a draft report issued by Mr. Chris Judy, MD DNR) Mr. Chris Judy from MD DNR visited Ft Carroll last November to sample the oyster reef that is located between the fort and Key Bridge in..
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Restore Rock Creek Community Meeting 11/4/15 at MD Yacht Club

Posted on October 26th, 2015 · Posted in Aeration System, Events, Monitoring Program, Oysters Rock, Presentation, Watershed

Join us Wednesday, Nov. 4th from 6-9PM at the MD Yacht Club for an in depth report on the projects that affect the Rock Creek watershed. Special guests; Dr. Lora Harris, MD Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, one of our earliest liaisons regarding the aeration system in Rock Creek, and representatives from;..
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Programs Update

Posted on April 30th, 2015 · Posted in Monitoring Program, Oysters Rock, Stream Clean Ups, Watershed

Restore Rock Creek’s Community Meeting earlier this week drew in excess of 55 attendees!!   The venue at the Maryland Yacht Club was excellent as were the presenters and audience participation.  Updates were provided on our Monitoring Program, Oyster Gardening Program, Stream Clean Up Efforts and Restoration Plans for the..
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Restore Rock Creek at Horn Point Lab

Tour of Horn Point Lab Oyster Hatchery

Posted on July 21st, 2014 · Posted in Oysters Rock

Over 20 people joined our tour of Horn Point Lab with director Mutt Merrit.   We saw the spat being born and attaching to oyster shells!  Several interesting idea’s were presented. 1 – The oysters we plant become part of an ecosystem which help fish, crabs and other aquatic life...
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Healthy Patapsco River oysters

Oysters at Fort Carroll (a belated posting)

Posted on June 25th, 2014 · Posted in Oysters Rock, Watershed

Mr. Chris Judy from MD DNR visited Ft Carroll last November (2013) to sample the oyster reef that is located between the fort and Key Bridge in an effort to assess the health of this population of oysters (we are on the northern edge of oyster habitat on the bay..
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Oysters Planting by Oysters Rock a Marylanders Grow Oysters Program

Posted on June 11th, 2014 · Posted in Oysters Rock

A BIG thank you to Chris and Nancy Wallis, our Program Directors for Oysters Rock, a Marylanders Grow Oysters Program.  On Saturday June 7, we deposited 37 bushels of young oysters on the oyster sanctuary reef at Ft. Carroll. Chris says “From my perspective, this has been another successful season...
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Oyster Planting – June 7th, 2014

Posted on April 27th, 2014 · Posted in Oysters Rock

Oyster Gardeners: Save the date of June 7, 2014, when we would like you to bring your oyster shells and baby oyster harvest to the Maryland Yacht Club (same location where you picked up your cages and oyster spat). Then we will have a boat take our oyster harvest to..
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Update on Rock Creek Oyster Spat

Posted on January 8th, 2013 · Posted in Oysters Rock

Watch Chris Judy from the Marylanders Grow Oyster Program a DNR Program Count the Rock Creek Oyster Spat. Explain what’s growing on the oyster cages. Explain about the ecosystems supported by our oyster cages.

September Happy Hour

Posted on September 26th, 2012 · Posted in Aeration System, Oysters Rock

Several Community members joined the Fund Raising Happy Hour last night.   The groups discussed several topics of interest to Restore Rock Creek (RRC) Community. County Study on Aeration System – RRC hopes to facilitate a community meeting with the county in Early November to discuss the findings of the study Oyster..
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Passing Out Oyster Spat

Posted on September 16th, 2012 · Posted in Oysters Rock

We passed out oysters spat for about 90 cages this past weekend.  They oysters have been living in the water at MYC for the past week.  Chris pulls the bags from the water and each cage gets new oyster shells with spat.  We also sold t-shirts and a few people..
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