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.
Maryland gained about 44,000 residents in 2013.
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.
A group is calling for five western Maryland counties to secede and form their own state.
It’s a shell game with an awful lot riding on it: restore enough oysters and improve the Chesapeake Bay’s waters.
A few months from now, waterfowl will migrate from the north to the Chesapeake to over-winter.
A sudden plunge in the blue crab population in the bay means belt-tightening for watermen.
Ocean City tourism officials are trying to get a better sense of visitors and where they’re coming from.
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.
The National Park Service is ready to start using sharpshooters to kill deer in Washington’s Rock Creek Park.
Maryland’s black bear hunting season is opening with an expanded kill quota and more hunters to help manage the growing population.
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.