New radar network provides 24-hour coverage With the most active part of Maryland’s six-month oyster season opening tomorrow, Natural Resources Police (NRP) is employing a three-pronged approach to catch poachers with stepped-up patrols on water and in the air augmented by the latest detection equipment.
Archive for October, 2013
With Maryland set to experience the first King Tides of the fall season November 3-6, the Department of Natural Resources is asking residents in coastal areas to take and share photos of the resulting high waters and flooding. While not all communities may experience flooding, in some areas, these unusually high tides give planners a Read the Rest…
Tours student environmental learning projects Governor Martin O’Malley today visited Dunloggin Middle School for a first-hand look at the students’ environment learning projects. The visit highlighted the importance of outdoor education in advance of the afternoon’s Better Choices, Better Results Sustainability forum.
Innovative partnership with EcoMedia helps Maryland agricultural business connect with stewardship program Today, Perdue Farms Chairman Jim Perdue presented $50,000 to the Marylanders Grow Oysters Program. Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill and Maryland Department of Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance accepted the contribution which will help fund citizen stewardship oyster projects throughout the Read the Rest…
Judge orders rotting vessel removed from waters near Mount Vernon A Germantown man convicted of abandoning a houseboat in the waters near historic Mount Vernon was jailed today after a district court judge found he ignored orders to remove the Potomac River eyesore.
Governor congratulates co-honorees Maggie McIntosh and Dru Schmidt-Perkins The Maryland League of Conservation Voters presented Governor Martin O’Malley with its inaugural Climate Visionary Award this evening, recognizing his unsurpassed leadership in creating and adopting programs to help Marylanders combat and adapt to the effects of climate change.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged eight people with various violations in Anne Arundel, Garrett and Washington counties this month.
The Maryland Department Natural Resources (DNR) closed the 2013 black bear hunting season at 9 p.m. today with hunters reporting 94 bears to mandatory check stations in Western Maryland. The bear hunting season lasted six days in Garrett and Allegany counties.
Maryland Natural Resources Police today charged a Queen Anne’s County waterman crabbing near the Bay Bridge with violating the terms of a State order prohibiting him from engaging in any commercial fishing until next March.
Maryland’s fall turkey season will open Saturday, October 26 and continue through November 2, 2013. Fall turkey hunting is only permitted in Garrett, Allegany and Washington counties with a bag limit of one turkey per hunter.