Maryland Department Of Natural Resources
Chesapeake Bay dead zones are down this June from last spring when heavy rains pushed them to levels not seen in decades.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is offering free tests to allow owners to find out if their boats meet new noise regulations.
Oysters, crabs, striped bass and other seafood favorites are the topic of discussion for fisheries managers meeting in Annapolis.
If you have ever wondered where the crab meat used in restaurants comes from, Maryland state officials have an answer.
The Nature Conservancy and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to reduce pollution from a source that gets little attention: gravel roads.
Crabs are crawling early out of the mud in the southern end of the Chesapeake Bay, and that’s only the beginning of changes expected from the warm, dry winter in the nation’s largest estuary.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s preparing to allow trapping for river otters in Far western Maryland after reintroducing them to the region.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says state and federal officials are planning a major oyster restoration effort for Harris Creek on the Eastern Shore.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is seeking an increase in boating fees, which the department says are falling short of the costs of its programs.
Two Eastern Shore waterways will get $7.5 million for oyster restoration under Maryland’s proposed state budget.
The Department of Natural Resources says it plans to conduct an extensive public opinion survey on a proposal to reintroduce elk to western Maryland.
A cannon from the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster wars of the 1800s is on display at a museum in Annapolis.