Maryland Department Of Natural Resources

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

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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

wind power

Md. Agencies Partner On Surveys For Offshore Wind

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

09/28/2012

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Md. Online Hunter Safety Course Now In Spanish

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is adding a Spanish-language version of its online hunter safety course.

09/25/2012

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Md. Offers Free Camping Gear To Service Members

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is teaming up with The North Face to offer military service members free camping gear at selected state parks.

08/08/2012

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Thurmont Officials Approve Sale Of Land To Md.

Thurmont town officials have approved the sale of about 400 acres of land to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

07/18/2012

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Dead Zones Improve In Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay dead zones are down this June from last spring when heavy rains pushed them to levels not seen in decades.

06/21/2012

DNR boat

Maryland Offering Free Boat Noise Tests

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.

06/19/2012

oyster fishing

Sustainable Fisheries Team Meeting In Annapolis

Oysters, crabs, striped bass and other seafood favorites are the topic of discussion for fisheries managers meeting in Annapolis.

06/11/2012

crab picker, crab processor

Md. ‘True Blue’ Program Promotes Homegrown Crabs

If you have ever wondered where the crab meat used in restaurants comes from, Maryland state officials have an answer.

05/29/2012

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