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DNR Names Boat after Former Boating Director

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), along with U.S. Department of Homeland Security and United States Coast Guard dedicated Maryland’s new buoy and debris response vessel, the R.P. Gaudette, in honor of DNR’s former Boating Services Director on November 26 at City Dock in Annapolis.


Funding Available to Help Coastal Communities Prepare for Climate Change

Baltimore City utilizes last year’s grants, kicks off disaster preparedness and planning project Hurricane Sandy was a deadly reminder of the dangers and risks associated with living on the coast. Maryland’s CoastSmart Communities program wants to remind citizens that there are grants available to help coastal areas prepare, respond and adapt to the effects of flooding, shoreline erosion, increased storm intensity, accelerated sea level rise, and  Read the Rest…


MET Hosts Meeting for Maryland Land Trusts

On November 19, the Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) hosted a roundtable luncheon at the Baltimore County Agricultural Center for local and regional land trust representatives and others interested in discussing land conservation issues. This event was the first in a series of quarterly roundtable discussions top be hosted by MET and featured guest speaker, Andy  Read the Rest…





Firearm Deer Season Opens November 24

The two-week deer firearm season opens Saturday, November 24 and runs through December 8, 2012. Hunters who possess a valid hunting license or are exempt from the Maryland hunting license requirements may use firearms to hunt white-tailed and sika deer during this season.


DNR Hosts American Indian Heritage Program

Who: Open to the Public When: Monday, November 19 at 12 p.m. Where: Tawes Building (Room C-1) 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis Cost: Free Contact: 410-260-8058 November is American Indian Heritage Month and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is celebrating with a program honoring the contributions and achievements of Maryland’s American Indian residents and  Read the Rest…


Recreational Projects in Montgomery, Prince George’s, Washington and Worcester Counties to See Enhancements

Recreational projects in Montgomery, Prince George’s, Washington and Worcester counties will soon receive funding for necessary upgrades and additions through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting in Annapolis. “Together with the help of our local partners we have created and improved a variety  Read the Rest…


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