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Md. DNR Moving 20 Jobs From Cumberland To Park

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s moving 17 jobs from downtown Cumberland to nearby Rocky Gap State Park.

01/08/2014

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Md. Officials Calls For Pet-Only Turtle Derbies

Natural resources officials are calling for only pet turtles to be used in derbies that are an Independence Day tradition in some Maryland communities.

07/03/2013

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2 Counties Seeking ‘Energy Corridor’ In Western Md.

Maryland’s two westernmost counties are seeking state support for development of an “energy corridor” recognizing the economic value of the region<s natural resources.

01/25/2013

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Md. Hunters Kill 98,000 Deer

Maryland natural resources officials say hunters killed more than 98,000 deer during the 2011-2012 hunting season.

02/08/2012

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Watermen Ask For Easing Of Striped Bass Quota

Watermen and lawmakers on the Eastern Shore are asking state natural resources officials to ease tougher striped bass harvest regulations.

01/05/2012

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Bay Foundation: Conservation Cuts Hurt Farms, Bay

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says a House vote to cut farm conservation programs is a significant blow not only to farmers but local economies and Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts.

06/17/2011

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4 Hospitalized After Boat Capsizes In Chesapeake

Maryland Natural Resources Police say four men are hospitalized after being rescued from the Chesapeake Bay.

04/22/2011