Maryland Department Of Natural Resources

oysters

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

oysters

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

oyster cannon

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

zebra mussel

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

ELK

Study Predicts $4.4 Million In Yearly Elk Tourism

Proponents of reintroducing elk to western Maryland say the animals would generate $4.4 million a year in tourist dollars.

12/24/2012

oysters

Maryland Watermen Find Booming Oyster Harvest

The annual oyster harvest is underway in the bay and this year, there’s a positive twist.

12/12/2012

striped bass

Chesapeake Striped Bass Reproduction At Record Low

A record low number of young striped bass were counted this summer in the Chesapeake Bay.

10/17/2012

wind turbines

Md. Agencies Partner On Surveys For Offshore Wind

Two Maryland agencies are going to work on environmental surveys needed to develop offshore wind energy.

09/29/2012

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