Natural Resources News
Deer and striped bass poaching cases were among the incidents handled over the weekend by Maryland Natural Resources Police officers.
12 Maryland Counties Awarded Grants
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the recipients of the 2016 Volunteer Fire Assistance Program grants, which provide financial and technical assistance to rural volunteer fire departments and their communities.
This year, the department awarded $89,025 to 39 volunteer fire departments in 12 Maryland counties. Read more…
Managed Deer Hunt Begins Oct. 20
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will provide public deer hunting opportunities, as part of a managed deer hunting program, in the Belt Woods Natural Environment Area during the 2016-2017 hunting seasons. Read more…
Process Provides Opportunity to Trap on Public Lands
Alcohol use, inattention and excessive speed led to the fatal boat accident on Whitehall Creek in Annapolis July 31, a Maryland Natural Resources Police investigation determined.
The Hances Point Yacht Club in North East is the newest Maryland Clean Marina certified by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The Cecil County facility earned the recognition after adopting practices from the Maryland Clean Marina Guidebook, meeting all environmental and regulatory requirements, and passing a mandatory site inspection. Read more…
Fan Favorite Winner to be Chosen on Facebook
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2016 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to Mitch Adolph of Lutherville for his excellent action photo of sparring egrets on Assateague Island. Read more…
Natural Resources Police Handle Poaching Violations and Others
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers handled oyster, striped bass and crab poaching violations and arrested a man on drug and stolen vehicle charges in recent cases.
Wildlife Management Area Now Open for Deer Hunting