Little Choptank Timeline

Little Choptank Timeline

4/27/2015 - 6/15/2015 - Spat on shell planted
4/13/2015 - Last substrate placed in waters >9' deep
7/14/2014 - First granite substrate placement
6/3/2014 - PIA request from 5/7 submitted to F&B
6/3/2014 - PIA request for contracts from Funk & Bolton
5/29/2014 - Notification provided to the Corps re. local notice to mariners and start date. (Corps notification on start and lmn.doc)
5/21/2014 - Little Choptank oyster restoration resumed with monitoring program in place.
5/19/2014 - MDE, Army Corps and DNR visited barge and observed the planting of a small amount of fossil shell. Turbidity data were collected.
5/16/2014 - MDE/DNR ask MES to shut down planting until a site visit with MDE and Army Corps inspectors can be arranged.
5/9/2014 - Fund & Bolton letter to John Policarpo (Army Corps)
5/7/2014 - Star Democrat "County plans continued fight on fossil shell"
5/7/2014 - Funk & Bolton PIA for Little Choptank DNR survey information
5/6/2014 - Colburn photo-op with Tom and Dave to see barge working
5/6/2014 -FAQ for fossil shells goes online
5/4/2014 - Star Democrat "Watermen protest fossil oyster shell"
5/3/2014 - Star Democrat article "Work continues after protest"
5/1/2014 - Watermen surround barge, stop work
4/30/2014 - Fossil shell planting in Little Choptank River began
4/16/2014 - Watermen, council to challenge oyster restoration project
4/9/2014 - Corps/MDE/BPW Little Choptank hearing for shallow water work
3/4/2014 - Corps alternate materials permit modification issued
2/27/2014 - DNR Little Choptank River Restoration Open House - Cambridge
7/18/2008 - Alternate Material Placement Permit 2007-03659-M24 issued