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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

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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

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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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Census Shows Baltimore Population Keeps Shrinking

New estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show Baltimore lost about 1,500 people in the 15 months after the 2010 census.

06/28/2012

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Md. To Plant Baby Oysters On Underwater Beds To Increase Their Population

Sometimes, when you’re between a rock and a hard place, add more rocks. That’s exactly what’s happening in the Chesapeake Bay where oysters are in a very tough spot.

05/31/2012

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Judge Weighs Dismissal Of Md. Growth Dispute

A Frederick County judge is considering dismissing a lawsuit filed by several environmental groups challenging the county’s plan to increase development potential by about 50 percent.

05/22/2012

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Blue Crab Numbers In The Chesapeake Bay At 19-Year High

As comebacks go, it’s off the charts. Researchers are finding a population explosion of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay.

04/19/2012

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Md. Re-Entry Symposium To Be Held

More than 250 people are scheduled to attend Maryland’s first symposium to help people transition from the correctional system to society.

02/28/2012

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