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$20,000 Diamond Jim on the Loose

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



DNR Receives Federal Award for Boat Pumpout Stations

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) more than $757,000 for the installation and maintenance of marine sewage pumpout stations throughout Maryland. DNR will also use the funding to support pumpout boats operated by the City of Annapolis and the West/Rhode Riverkeeper. 



National Oyster Cook-Off Calls for Entries

From the professional restaurateur, to the culinary novice ─ chefs of all skill levels are invited to submit their original oyster recipes for consideration in the 34th National Oyster Cook-off, October 19 at the St. Mary’s County Oyster Festival in Leonardtown. A panel of food experts will choose nine of the most creative and mouthwatering  Read the Rest…




NRP Searches for Missing Swimmer in Denton

***Update: The swimmer’s body recovered by NRP at around 12 p.m on 6/26, about a mile from where he was last seen. The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) are searching for Todd Heaton, 32 from Greensboro, Md., after he went missing while swimming on Saturday, June 22 in the Choptank River near Denton.


Governor O’Malley Announces New Online Guide to Maryland Natural Areas

In celebration of the start of summer and the end of the school year, Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the new Guide to Maryland Natural Areas. This online, one-stop travel resource is for anyone looking to experience the State’s most beautiful natural places, as distinguished by their pristine environment and rare plant and wildlife species.



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