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NRP Charges Two Rock Hall Watermen with Poaching in Oyster Sanctuary

NRP ramping up enforcement in air, on water Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged two Rock Hall watermen Wednesday afternoon with harvesting 26 bushels of oysters—many of them undersized—from a Patuxent River sanctuary. “Poaching oysters is a crime against law-abiding watermen and Maryland citizens and will not be tolerated,” said Col. George F. Johnson IV,  Read the Rest…

State’s Online Tree Nursery Now Accepting Orders

Who: Private Landowners in Maryland and Delaware When: Now through April 2014 Where: Online at Contact: 1-800-873-3763 or   The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting tree seedling orders through the John S. Ayton State Forest Tree Nursery. There are more than 50 tree species ─ many new to the nursery  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Receives National Environmental Education Award

Highlights Maryland’s environmental educational successes The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) presented Governor Martin O’Malley with a leadership award for environmental literacy this evening at its annual conference in Baltimore. Governor O’Malley’s passion for connecting Maryland youth with their natural world, and leadership in developing environmental programs and initiatives earned him this prestigious  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Announces Record 1.25 Billion Oyster Spat Production, Significant Progress under Oyster Restoration and Aquaculture Development Plan

Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that the State and its partners produced and planted a record 1.25 billion native baby oysters (spat) in Maryland this year ─ the first time any hatchery in the nation has produced more than one billion Eastern oyster spat in a single season.  Joined by scientists, partners, stakeholders and citizen  Read the Rest…

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