Oyster Recovery Partnership
Restoration, Fisheries, Recycling
The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) is the leading non-profit restoring the oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay. Over the last 21 years, ORP and its partners have planted more than 5.9 billion oysters on 2,200 acres of oyster reefs in Maryland, including the largest man made oyster reef in the world. ORP manages the region’s oyster shell recycling program and supports other sustainable fisheries management efforts.