Maryland wildlife managers are reporting an increase in mange, a skin disease caused by parasitic mites, among Maryland black bears.
Back to the wild. Authorities capture a bear spotted in both Howard and Montgomery counties.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is welcoming hunters and outdoor enthusiasts to the state’s newest wildlife management area.
A state wildlife agency will get $1 million in federal funds from an excise tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition.
A spike in snake problems. Calls are flooding into exterminators, as snakes move into Maryland homes. They’re looking for a meal and a warm place.
Maryland wildlife officials say they have killed a bear that was being fed by people in the town of Westernport over the last month.
When red knots descend on the beaches of Delaware Bay this spring famished from their marathon flight toward the Canadian Arctic from the tip of South America, the rosy-breasted shorebirds may find slim pickings instead of the feast of horseshoe crab eggs they count on to fuel the rest of their migration.
Maryland Natural Resources officials say state residents can help battle the loss of wildlife habitat by providing food, water and shelter for birds, reptiles and other species in their backyard.
Maryland farmers say wildlife caused an estimated $10 million in crop losses last year.
Bills to protect wetlands, migratory bird habitat and restore the Delaware River basin are among measures to be discussed at a Senate hearing chaired by Sen. Ben Cardin.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is scaling back a proposed hunting fee increase that would have more than doubled the cost for avid hunters.
Controlled burns are planned this winter and spring at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.