The State has added 176 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape and eliminated 15 developmental rights in Harford County. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land locate in the Deer Creek Rural Legacy Area.
Archive for September, 2013
Schools, churches, organizations and businesses looking to green their community this fall are encouraged to check out the TREE-MENDOUS 2013 order form, which features high-quality, native trees and shrubs available at discounted prices for plantings on public lands.
The Baltimore Boating Center in Essex and the Hyatt River Marsh Marina in Cambridge are the newest Maryland Clean Marinas certified by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The facilities earned their awards after taking the necessary steps to prevent pollution and meet regulations that result in more sustainable operations.
Volunteers needed to help with State Park Cleanups Sept. 28 & 29 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is participating in the multi-state Day to Serve Feed the Hungry and Heal the Planet volunteer effort. From September 15-29, the agency is hosting a number of service projects, from a statewide food drive to State Read the Rest…
When: Saturday, October 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Gwynnbrook WMA, 3740 Gwynnbrook Avenue, Owings Mills Who: Furbearer Trappers Cost: Free Contact: Gwynnbrook WMA 410-356-9272 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a one-day Trapper Education Class covering basic techniques, with a strong focus on the responsible treatment of animals, Read the Rest…
The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Walker as Easement Planner. Walker has prior experience with land conservation organizations in the mid-Atlantic and has worked to protect, steward and restore land since 2006.
The body of a Cambridge boy was recovered Wednesday evening from the Choptank River after an apparent swimming accident.
All shooting ranges at Elk Neck State Forest will be closed to the public on Saturday, September 14 to allow for the Northern Chesapeake Sportsmen for Kids field day. The ranges will close at sunset on September 13 and reopen at 9 a.m. on September 15.
Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) arrested a Pennsylvania man Monday on multiple drug charges and seized 84 marijuana plants from three plots inside Green Ridge State Forest in Allegany County.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently accepting bids for the 2013-2014 trapping seasons at Ellis Bay, Fishing Bay, Idylwild, LeCompte, Linkwood, Nanticoke River, Taylor’s Island, and Wetipquin Wildlife Management Areas (WMA).