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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.

09/30/2014

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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.

07/28/2014

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Md. First Responders Urge Water Safety In Wake Of 9 Summer Drownings

There have been nine drownings in Maryland this summer. Now first responders are urging water safety measures.

07/10/2014

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Western Maryland Rail Trail Link Will Avoid Tunnel Bats

The 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.

06/09/2014

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Survey: Maryland Oyster Population Makes Gains

Maryland’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.

05/07/2014

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Md. Aims To Reduce Invasive Catfish Species

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it aims to reduce the number of invasive blue and flathead catfish in the state’s waterways, partly by encouraging people to eat them.

04/10/2014

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Trout Production To Resume At Western Md. Site

The Department of Natural Resources says it’s preparing to resume trout production at a western Maryland facility closed seven years ago after fish there were found to be infected with a trout-killing parasite.

03/24/2014

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Senate Delays Vote On Natural Resources Secretary

The Maryland Senate on Friday delayed a vote on the nomination of Joseph Gill to be the secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

01/31/2014

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DNR Wants Hunters To Go Hog Wild On Wild Hogs

Jonathan McKnight of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources says hunters should shoot if they encounter a wild hog in the woods or fields.

01/05/2014

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Md. Muzzleloader Deer Season Reopens For 2 Weeks

Maryland deer hunters who use muzzle-loading firearms have another two weeks to fill their tags.

12/21/2013

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Deer Tally From Md. Firearm Season Up 2 Percent

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says hunters killed 2 percent more deer than last year during the two-week firearm season that ended Saturday.

12/19/2013

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Md. DNR Moving Offices To Rocky Gap State Park

Portions of the Maryland Department of National Resources are moving from downtown Cumberland to offices in Rocky Gap State Park in nearby Flintstone.

09/25/2013

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