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Md. Panel Starts Work On Statewide Trails Plan

A volunteer committee is beginning a statewide assessment of Maryland’s public trails.

01/31/2013

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Sandy’s Arrival In Late October Minimized Its Adverse Affects On The Chesapeake Bay

While damage from Sandy hit fast and hard, the effects on the Chesapeake Bay have taken longer to gauge.

11/02/2012

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Md. Suspends Enforcement Of Blue Crab Harvest Time

The Department of Natural Resources says it will not enforce times for removing crabs from commercial pots so fishermen can prepare for Hurricane Sandy.

10/26/2012

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Boaters Warned Not To Ride Out Storm Onboard

Maryland state officials are warning boaters not to ride out Hurricane Sandy aboard their vessels.

10/26/2012

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Historic Maryland Farm Needs Life-Long Curator

Maryland state officials are offering a lifetime lease to the historic Grove Farm in Cecil County in exchange for restoring and maintaining it.

09/17/2012

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DNR To Open Foster Tract To Public Hunting

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.

08/30/2012

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Md. Spending $980,000 To Preserve Civil War Sites

Gov. Martin O’Malley is awarding $980,000 to help preserve 150 acres of Civil War battlegrounds in Frederick County.

08/07/2012

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As Md. Bear Numbers Rise, So Does Hunt Quota

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.

07/20/2012

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Thurmont Officials Approve Sale Of Land To Md.

Thurmont town officials have approved the sale of about 400 acres of land to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

07/18/2012

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Western Md. State Forest Roads Cleared Of Trees

The Department of Natural Resources says all roads through state forests in western Maryland have been cleared of debris from last week’s violent storms.

07/06/2012

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Maryland Looking For New Seafood Logo

Maryland is looking for a new logo to help market the state’s seafood and state officials are asking the public for their ideas.

05/24/2012

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Survey: Most Support Md. Elk Reintroduction

A new survey finds nearly three-quarters of Marylanders support reintroducing elk in the state’s western counties.

05/15/2012

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