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Warm, Dry Winter Bringing Chesapeake To Life Early

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.

04/11/2012

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DNR Set To Reopen Otter Trapping In Western Md.

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.

03/30/2012

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Harris Creek Oyster Restoration Effort Planned

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.

03/19/2012

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Md. DNR Seeks Boating Fee Increases

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.

02/16/2012

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Harris Creek, Little Choptank Get Oyster Funding

Two Eastern Shore waterways will get $7.5 million for oyster restoration under Maryland’s proposed state budget.

02/16/2012

ELK

Public To Be Surveyed On Md. Elk Reintroduction

The Department of Natural Resources says it plans to conduct an extensive public opinion survey on a proposal to reintroduce elk to western Maryland.

01/12/2012

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Oyster Wars Cannon On Display In Annapolis

A cannon from the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster wars of the 1800s is on display at a museum in Annapolis.

12/12/2011

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Md. Investigating Deep Creek Lake Invasive Plant

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is taking a closer look at an invasive aquatic plant in Deep Creek Lake.

11/15/2011

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Agency Expects Canada Geese To Be Plentiful In Md.

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says hunters can look forward to large numbers of Canada geese this fall.

11/11/2011

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Snakeheads On The Menu At Eastport Restaurant

Coming soon to a dinner plate near you: Snakeheads.

10/24/2011

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Md. Striped Bass Spawn Rebounds, Survey Finds

Maryland’s striped bass population is rebounding, according to new survey results released by state fisheries scientists.

10/18/2011

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DNR Holding Open House On Proposed Rockfish Regs

Proposed changes to commercial striped bass regulations will be discussed at an open house being held in Severna Park by Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources.

10/06/2011

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