A bushel of oysters with a tag from the 2012 season's last day of oystering.

A bushel of oysters with a tag from the 2012 season's last day of oystering.

During the past decade, Maryland mounted an ambitious effort to restore its oyster population in the Chesapeake. But the politics behind oyster restoration may be shifting with the rise of new leadership in Annapolis. We explore what changes watermen have already won so far to the oyster recovery program and what concerns environmental advocates have about the future of the effort.

Guests

  • Tim Wheeler Reporter, The Baltimore Sun
  • Bill Goldsborough Fisheries Program Director, Chesapeake Bay Foundation
  • Jim Mullin Executive Director, Maryland Oystermen Association

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