DNR

deer

Md. Agency’s Action Ensures More Sunday Hunting

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it expects to implement regulations allowing more Sunday hunting in western Maryland during the firearm deer season starting Nov. 29.

11/07/2014

bass, striped bass

Drop In Female Striped Bass Prompts 25 Percent Catch Cutback

They may be plentiful here, but fewer striped bass along the Atlantic Coast is bringing orders to reduce the catch everywhere.

10/31/2014

Black Bear

Mange Appears More Prevalent In Md. Black Bears

Maryland wildlife managers are reporting an increase in mange, a skin disease caused by parasitic mites, among Maryland black bears.

09/30/2014

crabs

DNR Police Sworn To Protect The Chesapeake Bay Crab Population

It turns out a crab’s best friend might be a cop. That’s because the cab population is struggling in the bay.

07/30/2014

deepcreeklogo

More Active Oversight Planned For Deep Creek Lake

A draft management plan for the Deep Creek Lake watershed seeks better coordination among government agencies and private parties whose interests converge at the western Maryland vacation destination.

07/28/2014

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Maryland Authorities Tighten Up On Water Jet Pack Safety

If you’ve been to Ocean City this summer, you’ve probably seen the new thrill hundreds of tourists are trying on the water.

07/16/2014

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Maryland Regulates Jetpacks At Ocean City

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has enacted regulations on water jetpacks, which are becoming popular in Ocean City.

07/15/2014

swimming

Md. First Responders Urge Water Safety In Wake Of 9 Summer Drownings

There have been nine drownings in Maryland this summer. Now first responders are urging water safety measures.

07/10/2014

crabs

Craving Crabs This Holiday Weekend? DNR Says There’s A Shortage In Females

This holiday weekend is rife with crab feasts, especially when the weather is as nice as it’s been. But a new report released this week warns that the number of crabs headed to your table is down.

07/05/2014

BLACK BEAR

Md. Increases Number Of Bear Hunting Permits

Natural resources officials say they will issue 450 bear hunting permits for this year’s season.

06/25/2014

Bodkin Creek

DNR Police: Bodkin Creek Kayaker Lied; He Actually Shot Himself

Police say a man lied about being shot while kayaking on Bodkin Creek in April.

06/09/2014

DNR

DNR Police Caution Boaters To Be Cautious

The Maryland Natural Resources Police are urging boaters and anglers to be cautious on Maryland waterways this holiday weekend.

05/24/2014

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