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Md. Announces Rare Birth Of 5 Cubs To 1 Black Bear

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it has documented the state’s first known birth of five black bears in a single litter.



Md. Renews Fight Vs. Rural Allegany Homes Project

The Maryland Department of Planning is renewing its objection to a proposed housing development in rural Allegany County that led to a landmark state Court of Appeals ruling in 2008.



Push To Add ATV Trails In Western Md.

An Allegany County official says a private developer wants to expand the number of off-road vehicle trails on state land in western Maryland.


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Terrapin Run May Be Revived In Western Md.

A developer says he’s considering reviving plans for a large active-adult community on the edge of Green Ridge State Forest in western Maryland.


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Md. Police Search For Missing Wis. Man

Maryland Natural Resources Police are searching Green Ridge State Forest for a Wisconsin man after his van was found there.



Hibernating Bears Has Challenge For Researchers

Only one of the dozen bear dens Harry Spiker has identified for study this winter is in Allegany County and it is 30 feet off the ground inside a hollow red oak tree on the eastern side of Green Ridge State Forest.


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Chronic Wasting Disease Found In Md. Deer

Natural resources officials say the first case of chronic wasting disease has been confirmed in a Maryland white-tailed deer.