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NRP Urges Safety over Labor Day Weekend

The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) reminds citizens to make safety a priority during the last holiday weekend of the summer. NRP urges all swimmers and boaters to develop a precautionary safety and rescue plan before heading out, keep a close watch on children and non-swimmers, wear a lifejacket and have flotation devices on hand.  Read the Rest…

Deer Archery Season to Open September 6

Archery hunting for white-tailed deer opens statewide on September 6, 2013 and continues through January 31, 2014. As a reminder, there is a statewide bag limit for bucks but the antlerless deer bag limits differ between the two Deer Management Regions in Maryland. 

Young Angler Catches New State Record Largemouth Bass

Colton Lambert, 12, caught a Maryland record Largemouth Bass while fishing at a farm pond in his hometown of Huntingtown on July 31. The fish was 11 pounds, 6 ounces, 26 inches long and 18 inches around. ***Correction: DNR had previously posted that the angler’s name was Colton Clayton. This was incorrect and DNR apologizes  Read the Rest…

Rural Legacy Program Awards $13.5 Million to Protect Maryland Landscapes

BPW approves easements in Charles and Worcester counties The Rural Legacy Program will receive $13.5 million in Fiscal Year 2014 grants to permanently preserve working farms and important lands throughout Maryland. These grants fund conservation easements to protect air and water quality, wildlife habitat and farming communities. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public  Read the Rest…

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