Environmental Groups Worrying Success Could Impact Oyster Recovery EffortsThe ups and downs of nature and the best efforts of people are both are examined in a state study on efforts to increase the bay’s oyster population.
Black Bear Hunting Territory Expands In MarylandAs the number of black bears grows in Maryland, so does the nuymber of places they're moving into.
VIDEO: At Least 1 Bear Still Lingering In Howard CountyAt least one young black bear is still lingering in Howard County after a rash of sightings a few weeks ago.
Highly-Invasive Snakehead Fish Killed With Bow And Arrow In Charles Co.A record-setting, unwanted fish is captured in Maryland waters over the weekend.
New Bill May Allow Sunday Hunting In Baltimore CountyBaltimore County hunters may be able to hunt on Sundays thanks to new bill.
Hogan Appoints Retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton To Head DNRGov. Larry Hogan has appointed retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton to be head of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Bear Poaching Plea Costs Maryland Man $1,300 A western Maryland man has to pay $1,300 in fines and restitution after pleading guilty to killing a black bear out of season.
Mange Appears More Prevalent In Md. Black Bears Maryland wildlife managers are reporting an increase in mange, a skin disease caused by parasitic mites, among Maryland black bears.
More Active Oversight Planned For Deep Creek Lake A draft management plan for the Deep Creek Lake watershed seeks better coordination among government agencies and private parties whose interests converge at the western Maryland vacation destination.
Md. First Responders Urge Water Safety In Wake Of 9 Summer DrowningsThere have been nine drownings in Maryland this summer. Now first responders are urging water safety measures.
Western Maryland Rail Trail Link Will Avoid Tunnel BatsThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources is extending the Western Maryland Rail Trail by bypassing a tunnel that's home to a colony of federally endangered Indiana bats.
Survey: Maryland Oyster Population Makes GainsMaryland's oyster population has more than doubled since 2010 due to high oyster survival over the past few years and strong reproduction in the Chesapeake Bay, according to the state's 2013 fall oyster survey.