Notice: Little Choptank Oyster Restoration Project

Dorchester County
​​The Maryland Department of the Environment is recommending that the Board of Public Works issue  State Tidal Wetlands License 14-0104 to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources for an oyster restoration project in Dorchester County.

Project: Little Choptank Oyster Restoration
Applicant: Department of Natural Resources

The Little Choptank Oyster Restoration project is intended to restore 188 acres of State-designated natural oyster bars at 20 sites within the Little Choptank River over the next ten years.

Report: The Agency report can be downloaded via the following links:

  -  Wetlands Report & Recommendation (15mb pdf download)
  -  Data Files (35mb pdf download)

Meeting: The Board of Public Works will review this request at an upcoming regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting date will be posted when available.

Requests to Speak: If you would like to address the Board of Public Works at the meeting, call the office to be placed on the speakers' request list. Speakers are heard at the pleasure of the Board.

Bill Morgante, Wetlands Administrator -
Angela Parks, Wetlands Associate -

Phone: 410-260-7791   Toll-Free: 877-591-7320   Fax: 410-974-5240