Maryland Black Bear Hunt Numbers Up With Growing PopulationDuring this year's annual black bear hunt in Maryland, 1,851 hunters received the opportunity to do so and killed 145 black bears — 10 more than last year's hunt, the Department of Natural Resources announced last week.
Injured Owl Rescued After It Got Caught In A Fishing LineA barred owl was rescued by Maryland wildlife officials after it was stuck upside down on a fishing line.
Officials Warn Motorists To Stay Alert For DeerMaryland officials are warning motorists to stay alert for deer as the weather gets cooler and deer mating season is about to begin.
Maryland DNR Gets $700K In Funding To Study Endangered SturgeonA Maryland agency has been awarded more than $700,000 in federal funding to study and monitor the endangered Atlantic sturgeon.
Maryland DNR Recommends 30% Reduction In Oyster HarvestA Maryland agency is proposing a 30% reduction in the amount of oysters that can be harvested in the next season.
Bowhunting Season For White-Tailed Deer Underway In MarylandBowhunting season for White-Tailed Deer is now underway in Maryland.
Woman Reels In State Record-Breaking 74.5-Pound Mahi Mahi Near Ocean City, Md.An Anne Arundel County woman now holds the state record for catching the largest common dolphinfish, also known as mahi mahi.
Teen Angler Sets Maryland Record For Reeling In Rare FishA 14-year-old from Easton now holds the first ever state record for a warm water fish called the Florida pompano.
DNR Reminds Boaters To 'Ride Inside' As Bow Riding Is IllegalMaryland's Department of Natural Resources is reminding boaters to ride inside while on the waterways this summer.
New Insect Eating Plant Discovered In MarylandA newly discovered plant is growing right here in Maryland.
Biologists Seeing More Northern Snakeheads In Maryland WaterwaysFor the first time in years, biologists are seeing a lot more northern snakeheads in Maryland's waterways.
2019 Spring Turkey Hunt Second-Largest On RecordHunters in Maryland harvested 4,002 turkeys during the 2019 spring and junior hunting seasons, the second-largest harvest on record.
Fish Without A License In Maryland On These Days This SummerDon't have a license to fish? It won't be a problem on June 1, June 8 and July 4 when Maryland will allow license-free fishing.
Maryland Agencies Respond After Eagle DeathsTwo Maryland agencies are boosting outreach efforts to collect illegal pesticides after recent poisonings of bald eagles.
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.