b'Working With Oyster Recovery Partnership For A Healthier Chesapeake Bay25 Young Oysters PlantedMILLIONSince our partnership with the Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) began in 2009, Perdue volunteers have created 10,000+ shell bags. In total, these bags have supported the planting of up to 25 million young oysters in local Chesapeake Bay watershed waterways8,000+through the Marylanders Grow Oysters program.Volunteer HoursAwarded ORP $75Kin grants since 2011For nearly 12 years, Perdue Farms and its dedicated volunteers have rolled up their sleeves and put in countless hours to support the Oyster Recovery Partnership and a healthier Chesapeake Bay. Their team has contributed to a successful Marylanders Grow Oysters program on the Eastern Shore by producing thousands of shell bags for important local oyster restoration projects. We are grateful for their ongoing efforts to ensure a healthy future for our beloved Bay. - Ward Slacum, ORP Executive Director67 ENVIRONMENT'