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Little Choptank Timeline
4/27/2015 - 6/15/2015 -
Spat on shell planted
Last substrate placed in waters >9' deep
First granite substrate placement
PIA request from 5/7 submitted to F&B
PIA request for contracts from Funk & Bolton
Notification provided to the Corps re. local notice to mariners and start date. (Corps notification on start and lmn.doc)
Little Choptank oyster restoration resumed with monitoring program in place.
MDE, Army Corps and DNR visited barge and observed the planting of a small amount of fossil shell. Turbidity data were collected.
MDE/DNR ask MES to shut down planting until a site visit with MDE and Army Corps inspectors can be arranged.
Fund & Bolton letter to John Policarpo (Army Corps)
"County plans continued fight on fossil shell"
Funk & Bolton PIA for Little Choptank DNR survey information
Colburn photo-op with Tom and Dave to see barge working
FAQ for fossil shells goes online
"Watermen protest fossil oyster shell"
Star Democrat article
"Work continues after protest"
Watermen surround barge, stop work
Fossil shell planting in Little Choptank River began
Watermen, council to challenge oyster restoration project
Corps/MDE/BPW Little Choptank hearing for shallow water work
Corps alternate materials permit modification issued
DNR Little Choptank River Restoration Open House - Cambridge
Alternate Material Placement Permit 2007-03659-M24 issued
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