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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

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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

oysters

Community Effort To Grow Oyster Gardens & Heal The Bay Continues To Spread

It’s a shell game with an awful lot riding on it: restore enough oysters and improve the Chesapeake Bay’s waters.

08/05/2013

black ducks

Black Duck Population Is Declining In The Chesapeake Bay

A few months from now, waterfowl will migrate from the north to the Chesapeake to over-winter.

08/01/2013

Md. Tightens Female Crab Restrictions Due To Crab Shortage

A sudden plunge in the blue crab population in the bay means belt-tightening for watermen.

05/14/2013

Ocean City

Ocean City Looking For New Ways To Measure Tourism

Ocean City tourism officials are trying to get a better sense of visitors and where they’re coming from.

04/12/2013

DEER

Sharpshooters Kill 20 Deer In Rock Creek Park

The National Park Service says sharpshooters have killed 20 deer in Washington’s Rock Creek Park, reducing the deer population in the park by roughly 10 percent.

04/02/2013

DEER

Park Service To Begin Killing Rock Creek Park Deer

The National Park Service is ready to start using sharpshooters to kill deer in Washington’s Rock Creek Park.

03/29/2013

BLACK BEAR

Md. Black Bear Season Opens With Expanded Quota

Maryland’s black bear hunting season is opening with an expanded kill quota and more hunters to help manage the growing population.

10/22/2012

BLACK BEAR

As Md. Bear Numbers Rise, So Does Hunt Quota

The Department of Natural Resources says Maryland’s black bear population has more than doubled since 2005 and it’s adjusting the hunting rules accordingly.

07/20/2012

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