Department Of Natural Resources
Way too much of a good thing is officially the cause for a die-off of oysters in the upper Chesapeake.
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.
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.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources has implemented new regulations to help stop the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is warning Chesapeake Bay boaters to look for floating debris from the opening of the Conowingo Dam floodgates.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say boating and other recreational uses of the upper Potomac River and its creeks and stream should be avoided.
The Puritan Tiger Beetle burrows in the soft ground to lay its eggs, and federal law has put that ground off-limits for reinforcing.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is halfway through its summer flounder survey and the response from fishermen has been good.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says shutterbugs have just four more weeks to submit entries to a statewide, outdoor photography contest.
More crabs. A healthier outlook for the Chesapeake Bay means the Department of Natural Resources has lifted some restrictions for commercial crabbers.
The Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday it’s considering closing the state’s most popular off-road vehicle trail, an 18-mile loop in western Maryland’s Green Ridge State Forest, as part of a plan to curb environmental damage and illegal riding statewide.
Officials with Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources say the agency can use tracking devices while investigating poachers.