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No fooling here; April 1st means blue crabs!

Creator: Joe Subolefsky Copyright: mdwhitetail@yahoo.com While April 1st might have been just another day of social distancing for some of us, for others, it was the start of something new. On Wednesday, the season for commercial harvest of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay opened 30 minutes after sunrise. Not every crabber was out on…
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Phillips Wharf closed to the public through March 27

UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19 Outbreak March 13, 2020: Yesterday, Maryland’s Governor Larry Hogan issued a directive to close all Maryland Public Schools March 16-27 and prohibit large gatherings, among other initiatives. The effort is to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). Although we are not a public school, we are following recommendations of Maryland…
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Tidy up Tilghman April 18 with Phillips Wharf

(TILGHMAN ISLAND, MD – March 13, 2020) Phillips Wharf is leading Tidy up Tilghman Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Sat., April 18 as part of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Project Clean Stream. Volunteers are needed for the rain or shine event, and will meet at Phillips Wharf, with boots recommended and…
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March 22 oyster growing workshop at Phillips Wharf

(TILGHMAN ISLAND, MD – February 24, 2020) Phillips Wharf Environmental Center on Tilghman Island, Md. is offering its second course on growing oysters from your own dock on Sun., March 22 from 10 to 3 p.m. Oyster farmer Lawrence Rudner of St. Michaels, Md. will lead the workshop, which includes a shuck-your-own lunch of a…
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