Chesapeake oyster harvest discussed at CBMM October 17

. September 12, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting journalist and NPR guest commentator Rona Kobell for a discussion on Chesapeake oystering beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 17 in its Van Lennep Auditorium. The public is invited to attend, with limited seating and pre-registration needed.

Participants will join Kobell as she talks about her experiences covering the ongoing oyster harvest and oystering culture for the Baltimore Sun and Bay Journal.

Kobell has followed the controversial changes in the oystering business for years, interviewing watermen, oyster farmers, legislators and environmentalists. At the October 17 talk, Kobell will explore the different perspectives on the oyster harvest and her predictions for the future of Maryland’s traditional industry.

The cost to participate is $6 for CBMM members and $8 for non-members, with pre-registration needed by calling 410-745-4941. For more information, visit

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