Tred Avon River

oysters.maryland.gov

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.

Tred Avon River, dnr.state.md.us

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.