Natural resources officials are calling for only pet turtles to be used in derbies that are an Independence Day tradition in some Maryland communities.
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.
Maryland natural resources officials say hunters killed more than 98,000 deer during the 2011-2012 hunting season.
Watermen and lawmakers on the Eastern Shore are asking state natural resources officials to ease tougher striped bass harvest regulations.
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.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say four men are hospitalized after being rescued from the Chesapeake Bay.