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DNR Announces Snakehead Contest Winners

Three anglers won nearly $300 in prizes for catching and killing snakehead fish in the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) 2012 Snakehead Contest. Through the contest, 256 anglers removed nearly 600 fish from the Potomac River system. To enter, participants shared their experiences on the Department’s Angler’s Log, reporting how they caught the invasive  Read the Rest…


Last Call for Color Maryland Green Entries

Calling all young poets, photographers, artists and producers! Students in grades kindergarten through 12 still have time to submit their works of art to the 2013 Color Maryland Green contest ─ but entries must be postmarked by the close of business Friday, March 1.


DNR to Host Bounty of the Bay Dinner

From smoky plates of roasted oysters to baked rockfish filets, next week’s third annual Bounty of the Bay is sure to be a crowd pleaser, delighting diners’ taste buds with some of the best seafood in the nation. Hosted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and The Rockfish restaurant, the dinner will include  Read the Rest…


Elk Neck State Forest Gun Ranges to Close Mondays in March

3-26-13  Update: All ranges are open Elk Neck State Forest staff will be closing the rifle and shotgun ranges on Mondays in March (March 4, 11, 18 and 25) for routine repairs to the ranges’ safety baffles. The pistol range is open. The ranges may open sooner if the work is completed ahead of schedule.  


2012-13 Deer Season Results Are In

Maryland hunters harvested 87,541 deer during the bow, muzzleloader and firearm seasons combined (September 7, 2012 through January 31, 2013). The harvest shows an 11 percent decline compared to last year’s total of 98,029 deer. Biologists attribute the drop to multiple factors, including reduced hunter participation, an abundant acorn crop that changed deer movements, and a  Read the Rest…





MET Hosts Land Trust Roundtable, The Challenge of Capacity

Who: Land trust staff, board members, volunteers; Others interested in land conservation What: Latest in a series of MET Roundtables When: Thursday, March 14 from 12 to 2 p.m. Where: Boordy Vineyards, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes (Baltimore County) Contact: Michelle Johnson at mjohnson@dnr.state.md.us Cost: Free  The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) is hosting an informal roundtable  Read the Rest…



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