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The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged a total of six people with various violations in Garrett, Harford, Somerset and Wicomico counties in January.

Gunpowder Falls State Park to Host Winter Youth Programs

Who: Children 3 to 12 When: Friday Mornings, February 8 – March 15 Where: Gunpowder Falls State Park Cost: $10-$25 Contact: 410-592-2897 Gunpowder Falls State Park staff welcome children to take part in their nature-themed series of winter youth programs. Participants will explore the park, discovering nature and learning about the outdoors along the way.

Maryland State Park Advisory Commission Honors Legislative Champions

The Governor’s Maryland State Park Advisory Commission named Delegate Tawanna Gaines and Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton 2012-2013 Legislative Champions for their dedication and passionate commitment to the well being of Maryland State Parks. They received the Commission’s highest award on January 24 at the Maryland Rangers Legislative Reception held at the Maryland Inn in Annapolis.

NRP Rescues Two from Deep Creek Lake

On January 29 at around 1:30 p.m., Maryland Natural Resource Police (NRP) rescued two men from the waters of Deep Creek Lake. Thomas Soberdash III, 47, of Dunbar, Pa. and Robert Ebbert, 47, of Fairfield, Iowa, were ice fishing when they fell through the ice and into the water near 1190 Rock Lodge Road in McHenry.

Maryland Wild Turkey Federation Honors NRP Officer

The Maryland Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation named Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) Corporal Scott Forrest Conservation Officer of the Year for his longstanding dedication to serving Maryland’s citizens and safeguarding the State’s wildlife and fisheries resources. He was presented the award at the National Wild Turkey Federation’s State banquet on January 12 in  Read the Rest…

NRP Blotter

The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged a total of nine people with various hunting violations in Allegany, Carroll and Montgomery counties in January. 

Chesapeake Bay Trust Honors DNR Secretary Griffin

The Chesapeake Bay Trust presented Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary John R. Griffin with the Dr. Torrey Brown Award for his exceptional leadership in protecting and enhancing the Chesapeake Bay and Maryland’s natural world at its annual award ceremony on January 24 in Annapolis.

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