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Archive for June, 2013


$3 Million Awarded for Chesapeake Bay Restoration in Anacostia and Little Patuxent Watersheds

The Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund has awarded two environmental organizations grants totaling $3 million to restore wetlands and streams in the Anacostia and Little Patuxent watersheds in coordination with local, state and federal partners. These projects will help Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties meet Chesapeake Bay restoration goals by decreasing nutrient  Read the Rest…

Historic Oyster Cannon on Display in Havre de Grace

  The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is partnering with the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum to exhibit its historic cannon now through September 2013. A relic of the Oyster Police of the 1800s, the cannon was used to protect the Chesapeake Bay’s oysters during the “oyster wars” of the 19th century.

Greenbrier to Host Junior Ranger Program

Who: Children ages 5-12 When: Every Thursday July 11 to August 15, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Where: Greenbrier State Park, 21843 National Pike, Boonsboro Cost: $25 per child; $10 each additional from same family Registration: 301-791-4767 Greenbrier State Park welcomes families to join its exciting summer Junior Ranger Program. Children will explore the park,  Read the Rest…

Assateague to Host Youth Fishing Derby

Who: Children 16 and under Where: Assateague State Park, 7307 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin When: Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: Free Contact: 410-641-2120 Young anglers of all skill levels are invited to enjoy a day of fun and fishing at Assateague State Park’s annual Youth Surf Fishing Derby.

NRP Blotter

The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged numerous people with violations in Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, Montgomery and Wicomico counties so far this spring.

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