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Massive cargo ship stranded in Chesapeake Bay will now boost oysters. Here’s now.

January 16, 2024

Yes, there is some good news coming from the stranding of the massive Ever Forward container Ship in the upper Chesapeake Bay in March of 2022. Here’s what to know about how it will actually now boost oysters in Maryland. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will plant about 147 million oyster spat, or juvenile oysters, on 41 acres in Anne Arundel County waters with mitigation funds from the 2022 grounding of the Ever Forward on an upper Chesapeake Bay oyster bar.

Article Source: Salisbury Daily Times

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