Harris Creek (Maryland)
Harris Creek (Maryland) is a tidal creek on the eastern shore of Maryland. It is a location for oyster restoration.
The Nature Conservancy, and the Oyster Recovery Partnership, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are farming oyster spat on 370 underwater acres. Planning began in 2012. Water quality is monitored with a Vertical profiler. In 2013, 112,500 tons of oyster shell were transported from Florida.
- Our Bay: Shore creek a test for oyster restoration - CapitalGazette.com: Environment
- Harris Creek Restoration | The Nature Conservancy
- Oyster Restoration Effort Planned on Eastern Shore - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21
- A 'Perfect Storm' for Oysters in Harris Creek - Potomac Local News Potomac Local News
- DNR deploys new monitoring device in Harris Creek for oyster restoration efforts - Chesapeake360.com: News
- Wheeler, Tim (December 13, 2013). "Florida shells to help revive MD's oysters". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 22 December 2013.