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Md. Aims To Reduce Invasive Catfish Species

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it aims to reduce the number of invasive blue and flathead catfish in the state’s waterways, partly by encouraging people to eat them.

04/10/2014

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Md. To Have 4-Day Bear Hunt In 2014

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it will change the way black bear hunts are managed to make planning easier for hunters.

03/26/2014

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Aviation Threat: 2 More Snowy Owls Captured At Md. Airport

Two snowy owls were captured at Martin State Airport in Middle River. The bird’s size, wingspan and low-flying nature pose a threat to aviation.

03/14/2014

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Natural Resources Confirmation Clears Senate

Joseph Gill’s appointment as secretary of the Department of Natural Resources has cleared the Maryland Senate.

03/07/2014

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Test Confirms 2nd Md. Deer With Wasting Disease

The Department of Natural Resources says a second deer harvested in western Maryland has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

03/06/2014

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Md. State Park Finishing Post-Sandy Cleanup

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s reopening part of Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont after salvaging timber downed or damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

03/05/2014

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Senate Committee Approves DNR Secretary Nomination

A Senate committee approved Joseph Gill’s nomination as secretary of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources on Monday, despite Gill’s recent conflicts with commercial fishermen.

03/03/2014

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Md. May Adopt Conventional Season For Bear Hunts

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it may change the way black bear hunts are managed to make planning easier for hunters.

02/26/2014

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Md. Deer Hunt Tally Up 10 Percent From Last Year

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says hunters killed 10 percent more deer in 2013-14 than they did last season.

02/13/2014

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Fishing Season Bill Delayed For Summer Study

A House committee is holding off on a bill that would clarify the Department of Natural Resources’ authority to modify fishing seasons by public notice.

02/07/2014

BLACK BEAR

Md. Considers Changing Black Bear Hunt

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering a big change in the black bear hunting season.

01/22/2014

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Md. State Park Closed For Superstorm Sandy Cleanup

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s closing part of Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont to salvage timber downed or damaged by Superstorm Sandy more than 14 months ago.

01/15/2014

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