Tred Avon River

11:12 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Maryland Officials Looking for Help to Grow Oysters

Marylander Oyster Program

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is looking for communities interested in helping raise baby oysters.

The department says the Marylanders Grow Oysters program raised more than 2 million oysters last year that were later planted in sanctuaries.

State officials say the program began six years ago with about 900 cages along the Tred Avon River. It has now has expanded to nearly 7,500 cages in 30 bay tributaries.

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9:37 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Easton Considers New Waterfront Park

Tred Avon River
Tred Avon River,

EASTON, Md. (AP) - Easton is considering turning an 11-acre public works storage site into a new waterfront park.

The proposed Easton Point park on the banks of the Tred Avon River would have outdoor classrooms, an amphitheater, boardwalk, living shoreline and marina. Plans also call for a kayak launch and a pedestrian bring across a river tributary to an adjoining neighborhood.

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