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NRP Issues Upper Potomac River Advisory

The Maryland Natural Resources Police has announced ─ based on information received from the National Weather Service and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency ─ that boating and other recreational use of the Upper Potomac River, including its creeks and streams, should be avoided at this time. Due to recent precipitation, river levels are hazardous for  Read the Rest…

DNR Leaders Read Across Annapolis

Classroom visits celebrate Read Across Maryland Month Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill and Deputy Secretary Frank Dawson each visited Annapolis area elementary school classrooms this week to read long-cherished books to students. The DNR officials lent a hand to local educators and encouraged children to read as part of Governor O’Malley’s Read  Read the Rest…

NRP Blotter

The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged a North East man on Sunday with illegally catching striped bass. An officer on patrol at Elk Neck State Park saw Alan Dion Smith, 46, fishing south of Rocky Point and noticed he had two striped bass. The angler received citations for fishing without a recreational license and possession  Read the Rest…

DNR Kicks Off the 11th Annual Natural Resource Photo Contest

Now Accepting Online Submissions Calling all photographers ─ novice, professional and those who just happen to snap a great picture! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting entries for its annual Maryland Natural Resource Photo Contest. New this year, the contest now features an additional category and an online submission option!

It’s Tea Time at Gambrill State Park

When: Friday, April 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. Who: Open to the public Cost: $25 per person (registration required) Where: Gambrill State Park, 8602 Gambrill Park Road, Frederick Contact: 301-271-7574   Gambrill State Park invites guests of all ages to join them for an evening tea service complete with scrumptious goodies and a presentation on  Read the Rest…

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The June 2018 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.