Maryland Department Of Natural Resources

Tracking Hurricane Sandy

Western Md. Trail Closed As Sandy’s Effects Linger

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s closing a popular western Maryland hiking trail because of lingering damage from Superstorm Sandy more than nine months ago.

08/06/2013

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Best Places For Stargazing In Baltimore

Whether you are an aspiring astronomer, lover of science or simply just wish to try something new, here are a few great locations to view the night sky.

08/03/2013

O'Malley

Gov. O’Malley To Swear In New DNR Secretary

Gov. Martin O’Malley is swearing in a new head of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

05/21/2013

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Canal Place ‘Needs To Be Finished’

This June will mark one year on the job for Dee Dee Ritchie, the executive director for the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority, who remains committed to overcoming the myriad of challenges accompanying the operation of the tourism hub.

05/11/2013

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Md. DNR Seeks Volunteers To Help Raise Baby Oysters

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is looking for communities interested in helping raise baby oysters.

04/19/2013

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Md. Oyster Season Ends, Blue Crab Season Begins

Oyster season officially ends with the arrival of April 1, which is the start of blue crab season in Maryland.

04/02/2013

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Bringing Out The Big Guns To Tout Oyster Defense

You’ve probably never heard of the Maryland Oyster Patrol Police, but you know their successors. The Maryland Natural Resource Police floated in Thursday, and rolled out their newest and oldest pieces of equipment.

03/28/2013

Best Walking Trails

DNR Seeks Citizen Views On Outdoor Recreation

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is asking citizens to share their views on outdoor recreation.

03/05/2013

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Md. Begins Trout Stocking In Streams And Lakes

Maryland natural resources officials say trout stocking has begun in streams and lakes across the state.

02/15/2013

Natural gas, gas drilling

DNR: New Map Shows Marcellus Shale Distribution

The Department of Natural Resources says a new map shows the distribution of Marcellus shale deposits in western Maryland.

01/10/2013

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Beavers Chew On As City Considers Options

It prowls the banks of Beaverdam Creek under the cover of night, hunting for its favorite meal.

01/06/2013

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Aquatic Disruption: Zebra Mussels Spotted In Chesapeake Bay

An aquatic hitchhiker, which caused millions in damage, is being spotted in Maryland in the upper Chesapeake Bay.

12/24/2012

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