Chris Wallis, left, and Allan Straughan return juvenile oysters to an oyster bar near Fort Carroll to help clean the water of the Patapsco River. About 75 waterfront property owners on Rock Creek have volunteered to grow oyster spats in cages from their docks last September and collected 21 bushel of juvenile oysters to be return to the bay. The Oyster Rock program of Restore Rock Creek is one of the first community program to return live oysters back into the Chesapeake Bay.
Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun
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