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Archive for April, 2012


DNR Dedicates Fred W. Besley Demonstration Forest

To honor Maryland’s first State forester, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officially dedicated the Fred W. Besley Demonstration Forest in Dorchester County on April 20. The ceremony, held in Linkwood, recognized Besley for his influence on the future of forestry conservation. “As Maryland’s first State Forester, Fred Besley built a legacy of conservation and sustainable  Read the Rest…

DNR Honors Originator Of Program Open Space

Friends, family and colleagues gathered on Earth Day to honor the life and legacy of Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) innovator Fred Eskew, at a ceremony in Rosaryville on what would have been his 74th birthday. Eskew, who passed away in 1986, worked tirelessly to help protect Maryland’s natural areas and resources, forever influencing  Read the Rest…

Juvenile Blue Crab Population Skyrockets

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Chesapeake Bay Juvenile Blue Crab Population Highest on Record Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the Chesapeake Bay’s juvenile blue crab population is at the highest level on record, and the overall blue crab population is at its highest level since 1993. Joined by stakeholders and elected officials, Governor O’Malley revealed the  Read the Rest…

April is Environmental Education Month

 Governor Martin O’Malley has proclaimed April Environmental Education Month in Maryland in recognition of public and private efforts to help children connect with and learn about their natural world. “Maryland has become a national leader in quality public education, and environmental literacy has become a vital tool to help us build a better future for  Read the Rest…

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