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DNR Head To Appear At Deep Creek Lake Meeting

The head of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is heading to western Maryland to appear at a public meeting on water levels in Deep Creek Lake.

11/13/2011

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Agency Expects Canada Geese To Be Plentiful In Md.

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says hunters can look forward to large numbers of Canada geese this fall.

11/11/2011

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Fresh Water Killing Off Oysters In Upper Chesapeake Bay

Way too much of a good thing is officially the cause for a die-off of oysters in the upper Chesapeake.

11/09/2011

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Chesapeake Bay Sediment Building Up Behind Conowingo Dam

The millions of tons of sediment washed into the Bay by Tropical Storm Lee is still settling out. That aftermath has triggered a search for a way to limit this type of problem in the future.

09/28/2011

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Md. DNR Proposes Suspending 60 Fishing Licenses

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources has proposed suspending the fishing licenses of 60 recreational anglers. The department says the suspensions are for violations including fishing during closed seasons, in closed areas, possessing female crabs and exceeding daily catch limits.

09/13/2011

A Waterbuck calf gets some attention from her waterbuck mother at the Berlin zoo. (Photo credit JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

DNR Has New Regulations To Prevent Spread Of Deer Disease

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources has implemented new regulations to help stop the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer.

09/07/2011

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Boaters Need To Be Aware Of Floodgate Debris

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is warning Chesapeake Bay boaters to look for floating debris from the opening of the Conowingo Dam floodgates.

09/07/2011

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Rains Prompt Upper Potomac River Advisory

Maryland Natural Resources Police say boating and other recreational uses of the upper Potomac River and its creeks and stream should be avoided.

09/07/2011

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Calvert Co. Property Owners Making Way For Endangered Beetle

The Puritan Tiger Beetle burrows in the soft ground to lay its eggs, and federal law has put that ground off-limits for reinforcing.

08/25/2011

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Md. DNR Halfway Through Summer Flounder Survey

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is halfway through its summer flounder survey and the response from fishermen has been good.

08/23/2011

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Last Call For Md. DNR’s Outdoor Photo Contest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says shutterbugs have just four more weeks to submit entries to a statewide, outdoor photography contest.

08/03/2011

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DNR Lifts Restrictions For Catching Female Blue Crabs

More crabs. A healthier outlook for the Chesapeake Bay means the Department of Natural Resources has lifted some restrictions for commercial crabbers.

05/29/2011

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