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Irene Hits Maryland

Maryland Loses Tree Champion, Weather Blamed

Maryland has lost a champion tree. The Department of Natural Resources says a national champion American basswood in Chapman State Park in Charles County was recently found fallen.

03/07/2012

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Maryland Bill Seeks To Control Floating Parties

Organizers of floating parties such as the Magothy River’s Bumper Bash would need to get permits weeks in advance and could be required to provide security under a bill being supported by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

02/24/2012

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Md. DNR Seeks Boating Fee Increases

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is seeking an increase in boating fees, which the department says are falling short of the costs of its programs.

02/16/2012

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Md. Eyes Reduction In White-Tailed Buck Bag Limit

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s considering reducing the statewide bag limit for white-tailed bucks from nine to three.

01/27/2012

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82 Snakeheads Caught In Md. Eradication Contest

Maryland anglers caught 82 snakeheads in a contest sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources to help eradicate the invasive species.

01/18/2012

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Public To Be Surveyed On Md. Elk Reintroduction

The Department of Natural Resources says it plans to conduct an extensive public opinion survey on a proposal to reintroduce elk to western Maryland.

01/12/2012

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DNR Tracking Of Hunter Education Guns Criticized

A recent federal audit says Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is threatening the public’s safety because of improper tracking of weapons used for hunter education.

12/12/2011

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Storm Damages Maryland’s Biggest Tree

Maryland’s biggest tree has lost its top ranking after being damaged in a storm last week.

11/18/2011

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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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