University of Maryland Center for Environmental ScienceHorn Point Oyster Hatchery

Oyster Shell and Oyster Fines Sales

Oyster shell and fines are available for pickup. Cash, check and major credit cards are accepted (add 3% service fee for credit card purchases). Call ORP at (410)990-4970 to place an order. Upon finalizing details and receiving payment, ORP will arrange a convenient time for pickup. Depending on the order, pickup locations in Maryland could be in Cambridge, Grasonville, or Piney Point.

Item Pickup Location(s) Price
1 Bushel Unwashed Shell DNR Stockpiles $3.50
1 Bushel of Cleaned Shell PP and ORP $5.25
1 Shell Bag (approx. 1/2 bushel) PP and ORP $3.25
Shell Exchange (1 bushel clean in exchange for 1 bushel green) PP and ORP $2.75
Shell Exchange (2 shell bags clean in exchange for 1 bushel green) PP and ORP $4.50
Shell Exchange (1 bushel aged, not washed in exchange for 1 bushel green) DNR Stockpiles $0.50
1 Cubic YD Oyster Fines ORP $65.00

Pickup Location Key

DNR Stockpiles
PP= Piney Point
ORP= Oyster Recovery Partnership