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NRP Boosts Enforcement as Oystering Kicks into High Gear

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.

Perdue Farms Contributes $50,000 to Marylanders Grow Oysters Program

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…

NRP Wins Abandoned Boat Court Case

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.

NRP Blotter

The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged eight people with various violations in Anne Arundel, Garrett and Washington counties this month.

The Maryland Black Bear Hunt has Closed

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.

Fall Turkey Season to Open in Western Maryland

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.

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