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Winners Named in Maryland Volunteer Angler Survey Contest

DNR seeks fishing observations from anglers statewide Two anglers won $100 Bass Pro Shop gift cards for providing fishing trip information to the Maryland Volunteer Angler Survey last year. Taking home the prizes were Alisha Duquin of Hagerstown for reporting her observations to the multispecies freshwater portion, and Matt Stahl of Essex for supplying Yellow Perch information from his outing. The  Read the Rest…



Public Input Sought on Maryland’s Proposed Hunting and Trapping Regulations

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites citizens to comment on the proposed changes to the 2014-15 and 2015-16 hunting and trapping seasons now through 4 p.m. on March 17, 2014. DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service reevaluates the regulations for select resident game species every two years to ensure best management.


Casino within Rocky Gap State Park to Carry-out Planned Expansion

Construction will have minimal effect on park operations Rocky Gap Casino Resort within Rocky Gap State Park is gearing up for a planned expansion on property leased from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Set to begin this spring, the enhancements will ease parking congestion to better accommodate increased visitation. The project will not involve any  Read the Rest…




DNR Announces Public Meetings for Hunting Regulation Changes

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will hold two public meetings to solicit comments on proposed hunting and trapping regulations for the State’s resident game species and selected migratory game birds for 2014-15 and 2015-16. DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service reevaluates the regulations for these game species every two years.  


TREE-MENDOUS Now Accepting Spring Orders

Schools, churches, organizations and businesses looking to green their community are encouraged to check out the recently released TREE-MENDOUS 2014 order form, which features high-quality, native trees and shrubs available at discounted prices for plantings on public lands.


Muskrat Trapping Season Extended

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has added a one week extension to the muskrat trapping season in all counties except Allegany, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Howard and Washington. The season will now close on March 22, 2014 to make up for unfavorable weather-related trapping conditions.  


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