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crabs

DNR Police Sworn To Protect The Chesapeake Bay Crab Population

It turns out a crab’s best friend might be a cop. That’s because the cab population is struggling in the bay.

07/30/2014

crabs

Craving Crabs This Holiday Weekend? DNR Says There’s A Shortage In Females

This holiday weekend is rife with crab feasts, especially when the weather is as nice as it’s been. But a new report released this week warns that the number of crabs headed to your table is down.

07/05/2014

mosquito

Maryland Department Of Agriculture Targets Mosquitoes On Eastern Shore

Taking them out before they bite. That’s what’s going on right now in Maryland marshes as the state wages war on mosquitoes.

06/05/2014

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D.C. Plan Would Boost Transit, Discourage Driving

A draft of the District of Columbia’s long-range transportation plan favors mass transit and discourages driving.

06/04/2014

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Major Target: Crews Spray For Mosquitoes On Eastern Shore

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is going after mosquitoes.

06/04/2014

oysters

Oyster Populations Booming In South Part Of The Chesapeake Bay

Even good news about the Chesapeake can be overshadowed. In this case, it’s oysters.

05/09/2014

oysters

Survey: Maryland Oyster Population Makes Gains

Maryland’s oyster population has more than doubled since 2010 due to high oyster survival over the past few years and strong reproduction in the Chesapeake Bay, according to the state’s 2013 fall oyster survey.

05/07/2014

blue crabs

Survey Shows Drop In Female Blue Crabs In The Bay

Prepare to spend more green for blue crabs. Numbers are out on the annual survey of crabs in the bay, and they are not great.

05/02/2014

deer

USDA Sharpshooters Kill 156 Deer In Md. Park

The National Park Service says government sharpshooters killed 156 white-tailed deer in the fifth year of a herd-reduction program at Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont.

04/04/2014

population

Maryland’s Population Grows By 44,000

Maryland gained about 44,000 residents in 2013.

12/30/2013

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Study Found D.C. Area Water Taxis Could Be Viable

A study has found that with the D.C. region’s growing population and growth in jobs along the water, commuter water taxis across the region’s rivers could be economically viable.

10/10/2013

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Group Calls For Western Md. Counties To Secede

A group is calling for five western Maryland counties to secede and form their own state.

09/09/2013

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