From the Field: Rebuilding oyster reefs in Harris Creek, Md.

State, federal and regional partners work to restore oysters on tributary-wide scale.

March 2013: Harris Creek, a tributary of the Choptank River on Maryland’s eastern shore, is the initial site of one of the largest restoration projects ever undertaken in the Chesapeake Bay. Interviews include Mike Naylor (Maryland Department of Natural Resources), Stephanie Reynolds Westby and Jay Lazar (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), Claire O’Neil and Jeff Price (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), Melissa Grant (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Oyster Hatchery) and Doug West (Oyster Recovery Partnership).
Closed Captions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8TNeusghYs

  • Produced by Steve Droter
  • Music/Audio: "Room with a View" by Jahzzar

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