Chesapeake Bay's Blue Crab Population Increase Is Good News, Officials SayAn estimated total of 594 million blue crabs, a 60 percent increase over last year. This includes 190 million females, a 29 percent jump, as well as 324 million juveniles.
St. Mary's County Hoping To Slow Oyster Farming Growthre oyster farms too much of a good thing? St. Mary's County is hoping to slow their growth. That's because the best way to commercial oysters is close to shore.
Pregnant Woman Sets Md. Fishing Record With 32-Pound MuskieA Washington County woman has set a new muskellunge (muskie) nontidal state fishing record.
VIDEO: 'Jughead' The Deer Freed From Pretzel ContainerThe deer who had his head stuck inside a jug for more than a week has been freed.
DNR Ice Cutter Called In To Help Smith IslandWith the ice building around Smith Island and Crisfield, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources dispatched its ice cutter to help.
Md. Dept. Of Environment Investigating Baltimore Area Fish KillMaryland Department of the Environment is investigating a fish kill in waterways in eastern Baltimore County, including the Gunpowder and Bird Rivers.
Manatee Found Floating, Dead In Water Near DundalkA manatee was found dead, floating in waters near Dundalk last week, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Crews Continue Search For Man Missing After Boat CapsizesRescue crews are searching for a fisherman who is missing after a boat capsized in choppy waters on the Potomac River.
Environmental Groups Worrying Success Could Impact Oyster Recovery EffortsThe ups and downs of nature and the best efforts of people are both are examined in a state study on efforts to increase the bay’s oyster population.
Black Bear Hunting Territory Expands In MarylandAs the number of black bears grows in Maryland, so does the nuymber of places they're moving into.
VIDEO: At Least 1 Bear Still Lingering In Howard CountyAt least one young black bear is still lingering in Howard County after a rash of sightings a few weeks ago.
Highly-Invasive Snakehead Fish Killed With Bow And Arrow In Charles Co.A record-setting, unwanted fish is captured in Maryland waters over the weekend.
New Bill May Allow Sunday Hunting In Baltimore CountyBaltimore County hunters may be able to hunt on Sundays thanks to new bill.
Hogan Appoints Retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton To Head DNRGov. Larry Hogan has appointed retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton to be head of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Bear Poaching Plea Costs Maryland Man $1,300 A western Maryland man has to pay $1,300 in fines and restitution after pleading guilty to killing a black bear out of season.