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NRP Radar Network Continues to Thwart Oyster Poachers

Using its newest enforcement tool, Maryland Natural Resources Police detected two watermen encroaching on an oyster sanctuary in Tangier Sound and arrested them Monday for poaching. William Cloyde Catlin, 64, of Upper Fairmount, and Irving Lee Catlin, 55, of Westover, were each charged with unlawfully harvesting wild oysters up to 150 feet inside a sanctuary.  Read the Rest…

Portion of State Motor Fuel Tax to Fund Waterway Improvement Projects

DNR receives $1.5 million to improve boating infrastructure on State waters From a new boat ramp in Anne Arundel County to replacement slips at Deal Island Harbor, two dozen waterway improvement projects across the State are getting an infusion of $1.5 million thanks to a formula change in the State Motor Fuel Tax  disbursement.

DNR Names Wildlife Employee of the Year

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Advisory Commission named Peter Stango its 2012 Wildlife Employee of the Year at an award ceremony on November 20 in Annapolis. As the Assistant State Community Ecologist, Stango dedicates his time and energy to protecting Maryland’s natural heritage and is a true team player, always helping his  Read the Rest…

NRP Blotter

The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged three individuals from Washington and Frederick counties with hunting violations.

Maryland Environmental Trust Names New Administrative Officer

The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) announces the appointment of Sheila Orwig as its new Administrative Officer. In this position Orwig will serve as the office manager and fiscal officer, responsible for administrative functions including personnel, budget, procurement, computer/network oversight, records management and inventory. “I look forward to working with the MET Board of Trustees and  Read the Rest…

MET Presents Land Trust Workshop on Board Excellence

Registration deadline November 29 When: Monday, December 9, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore; 1324 Belmont Avenue, Suite 401, Salisbury Who: Land trust staff, reps, those interested in land conservation Cost: Free RSVP: Michelle Grafton at   Professional trainer and consultant, Peter Lane of the Institute for  Read the Rest…

Suspected Rockfish Poachers Indicted After Two-Year Investigation

Conservationists, watermen and anglers are applauding efforts by the Maryland Natural Resources Police and its federal law enforcement partners in obtaining indictments of four Talbot County watermen accused of running a striped bass poaching ring that spanned four years and was worth nearly a half million dollars on the wholesale market.

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