Department Of Natural Resources
Jonathan McKnight of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources says hunters should shoot if they encounter a wild hog in the woods or fields.
Maryland deer hunters who use muzzle-loading firearms have another two weeks to fill their tags.
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.
Portions of the Maryland Department of National Resources are moving from downtown Cumberland to offices in Rocky Gap State Park in nearby Flintstone.
Some nearby landowners are opposing a state plan for two off-road vehicle trails on Sideling Hill in western Maryland.
Read what Ranger Shea Niemann of Patapsco Valley State Park has to say about camping in Maryland.
The number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay has dropped steeply, according to an annual survey just released. The winter dredge survey is an indication of the supply we expect this summer.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is banning the harvesting of wild ginseng on state lands.
A “No Shell Left Behind” bill before Maryland lawmakers would provide a dollar a bushel tax credit for recycled oyster shell, a move one conservation group hopes will increase supply of the empty bivalves needed by hatcheries.
A volunteer committee is beginning a statewide assessment of Maryland’s public trails.
While damage from Sandy hit fast and hard, the effects on the Chesapeake Bay have taken longer to gauge.
The Department of Natural Resources says it will not enforce times for removing crabs from commercial pots so fishermen can prepare for Hurricane Sandy.