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Governor O’Malley Speaks to Green School Youth Summit

  This morning Governor Martin O’Malley spoke with 1,200 students, teachers and administrators at the Maryland Green School Youth Summit, an annual event held at Sandy Point State Park that celebrates the State’s green schools and showcases hands on environmental learning and restoration activities conducted by students throughout the year.  The event and the green schools  Read the Rest…

Bay Game Activity Book Now Available

Sharpen your pencils, grab your crayons and prepare to learn; the Maryland Bay Game: The Future is Now is available now at local libraries, State Parks and visitor centers across the State. For the 16th year, DNR’s popular activity booklet contains games, experiments, riddles and more showing kids how their choices today can protect the  Read the Rest…

DNR Announces 2012 Employee of the Year

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) named Gene Deems of the Office of Communications its 2012 employee of the year. “Gene embodies excellence in customer service,” said DNR Secretary Joseph Gill, “whether working with internal partners of external stakeholders. His passion lies with ensuring he serves people efficiently, effectively and enthusiastically.”

$10,000 Diamond Jim on the Loose

More than $50,000 in prizes up for grabs during this year’s fishing challenge. The hunt is on! The Diamond Jim component of the 2013 Maryland Fishing Challenge kicked off when Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) biologists and teams of young anglers caught, tagged and released 200 striped bass into the Chesapeake Bay. One of the tagged  Read the Rest…

Recreational Projects in Allegany, Carroll, Garrett and Montgomery Counties to See Enhancements

Recreational Projects in Allegany, Carroll, Garrett and Montgomery 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. “With Program Open Space, we have been able to enhance and develop significant new opportunities for  Read the Rest…

Maryland Fisheries Scientist Wins Award of Excellence

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources congratulates Bill Goldsborough on winning an award of excellence in the area of policy and management at the spring 2013 meeting of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission on May 21 in Alexandria, Virginia. Throughout his three decades as a senior scientist for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Goldsborough has  Read the Rest…

DNR to Host Farmers’ Market in Annapolis

New this year ─ gourmet ice-pops, area wines and meats The Anne Arundel County Farmers’ Market located just outside of downtown Annapolis is back and ready to provide residents with fresh fruits, vegetables and homemade goodies all summer long! Starting June 6, the market will run from 3 to 6 p.m. every Thursday through September  Read the Rest…

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