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Harriet Tubman

State Park & Local Exhibit Honor Centennial Of Harriet Tubman’s Death

This coming weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Harriet Tubman.

03/05/2013

Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Revived Goose Population Returns To Blackwater

Larry McGowan drives up to a marsh-ringed lake in his government-issued SUV and kills the engine before it has finished rolling to a stop. Within a few moments, a flock of Canada geese wings into view, flying low toward another flock already on the water.

10/29/2012

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Md. Seeks Harriet Tubman National Monument

The state of Maryland is asking the federal government to designate part of the Eastern Shore as a national monument to abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

07/20/2012

Canada Geese

Duck Stamp Proceeds Fund Blackwater Conservation

Federal duck stamp proceeds will be used to conserve 112 acres at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on the Eastern Shore.

03/07/2012

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Md.’s Blackwater Refuge Hosting Eagle Festival

Maryland’s Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is home to one of the nation’s largest breeding populations of bald eagles and the refuge is hosting an eagle festival this weekend to celebrate the majestic birds of prey.

03/06/2012

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Federal Officials Work To Eliminate Nutria In Md.

Although officials have made great strides in eliminating invasive populations of nutria, more work is being done to eradicate the species in Maryland.

10/24/2011

(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Blackwater Refuge In Maryland Adds 400 Acres

The Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is acquiring more than 400 acres that will help support wildlife habitat management needs and maintain the region’s ecological diversity.

07/29/2011