11-25-09: The Rise and Fall of Maryland’s Oysters

November 24, 2009 at 3:03 pm Leave a comment

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Story originally aired April 16, 2008

Jack Greer of University of Maryland’s Sea Grant College walks us through the history of oyster harvesting, from booming business at the turn of the last century to devastation in the 80’s.

Dr. Greer is the Assistant Director of Public Affairs at the University of Maryland Sea Grant College.  He also writes about science and policy for the college.

“Killer from Across the Sea”, a recent article by Dr. Greer on the invasive species MSX

“A Brief History of Oyster Population Surveys,” from Maryland’s DNR

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