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DNR to Gather Public Input on Possible Designation of Additional Wildlands

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public input on the proposed creation of 10 new Wildlands and the expansion of 17 existing Wildlands (click here for the map). Wildlands are State-owned natural areas preserved for their wilderness character or sensitive natural resources. Starting in late October, the department will be holding public  Read the Rest…


Governor O’Malley Kicks Off Schoolshed Initiative, Participates in Day to Serve with Students from Charles County

Governor Martin O’Malley today joined more than 50 fourth- and fifth-grade students at J.C. Parks Elementary School in Indian Head to kick off the new Explore and Restore your Schoolshed initiative. In conjunction with the Day to Serve regional volunteer event, the Governor and students took part in a stream cleanup, removing debris and invasive  Read the Rest…



Bidding Opens for Trapping Privileges on Select Lower Eastern Shore DNR Properties

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently accepting bids for 2013-2014 trapping seasons at Cedar Island, Deal Island, E. A. Vaughn, Fairmount, Isle of Wight, Maryland Marine Properties, Pocomoke River, Pocomoke Sound, Sinepuxent Bay, South Marsh Island, and Wellington, Johnson wildlife management areas (WMA),  Janes Island State Park and Hickory Point.



From the Bay, For the Bay is Back, October 5-12!

More than 50 Restaurants Have Signed Up Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the return of the From the Bay, For the Bay Dine Out, a week-long celebration of Maryland seafood benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership. More than 50 high-profile restaurants have already signed up, including Ryleigh’s Oyster House, Woodberry Kitchen, Rocklands, and Matchbox. Last year’s  Read the Rest…


Dorchester County Man Wins Top Prize in DNR Photo Contest

Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary Joe Gill today announced the winners of the 10th annual Maryland Natural Resource Photo Contest. More than 150 photographers entered nearly 900 photographs this year. Graham Slaughter of Woolford took overall top honors with his photograph, Butterfly, of a Black Swallowtail sitting atop a golden Black-eyed Susan.


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