DNR Police Sworn To Protect The Chesapeake Bay Crab Population It turns out a crab’s best friend might be a cop. That’s because the cab population is struggling in the bay.
More Active Oversight Planned For Deep Creek Lake A draft management plan for the Deep Creek Lake watershed seeks better coordination among government agencies and private parties whose interests converge at the western Maryland vacation destination.
Maryland Authorities Tighten Up On Water Jet Pack SafetyIf you've been to Ocean City this summer, you've probably seen the new thrill hundreds of tourists are trying on the water.
Maryland Regulates Jetpacks At Ocean CityThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources has enacted regulations on water jetpacks, which are becoming popular in Ocean City.
Md. First Responders Urge Water Safety In Wake Of 9 Summer DrowningsThere have been nine drownings in Maryland this summer. Now first responders are urging water safety measures.
Craving Crabs This Holiday Weekend? DNR Says There's A Shortage In FemalesThis holiday weekend is rife with crab feasts, especially when the weather is as nice as it's been. But a new report released this week warns that the number of crabs headed to your table is down.
Md. Increases Number Of Bear Hunting PermitsNatural resources officials say they will issue 450 bear hunting permits for this year's season.
DNR Police: Bodkin Creek Kayaker Lied; He Actually Shot Himself Police say a man lied about being shot while kayaking on Bodkin Creek in April.
DNR Police Caution Boaters To Be CautiousThe Maryland Natural Resources Police are urging boaters and anglers to be cautious on Maryland waterways this holiday weekend.
Maryland Approves 30 Miles Of New Trails The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it's building 30 miles of new trails connecting state parks and forests in Garrett County.
Survey: Maryland Oyster Population Makes GainsMaryland's oyster population has more than doubled since 2010 due to high oyster survival over the past few years and strong reproduction in the Chesapeake Bay, according to the state's 2013 fall oyster survey.
Md. Opens Newest Wildlife Management AreaThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources is welcoming hunters and outdoor enthusiasts to the state's newest wildlife management area.
Md. Aims To Reduce Invasive Catfish SpeciesThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it aims to reduce the number of invasive blue and flathead catfish in the state's waterways, partly by encouraging people to eat them.
Md. To Have 4-Day Bear Hunt In 2014The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it will change the way black bear hunts are managed to make planning easier for hunters.
Aviation Threat: 2 More Snowy Owls Captured At Md. AirportTwo snowy owls were captured at Martin State Airport in Middle River. The bird’s size, wingspan and low-flying nature pose a threat to aviation.