Department Of Natural Resources
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.
Maryland state officials are warning boaters not to ride out Hurricane Sandy aboard their vessels.
Maryland state officials are offering a lifetime lease to the historic Grove Farm in Cecil County in exchange for restoring and maintaining it.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says it has decided to open the 4,800-acre Foster tract in the Chesapeake Forest to public hunting.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is awarding $980,000 to help preserve 150 acres of Civil War battlegrounds in Frederick County.
The Department of Natural Resources says Maryland’s black bear population has more than doubled since 2005 and it’s adjusting the hunting rules accordingly.