The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged seven people in Frederick County and one man in Garrett County with hunting violations. Read more
The ranks of the Maryland Natural Resources Police grew by 21 with the graduation Saturday of the latest class of recruits.
The new officers took their oath, administered by Col. George F. Johnson IV, NRP superintendent, at Chesapeake College before a large audience of family and friends. Read more
In a sure sign that fall is here, watermen in Southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore today are kicking off the beginning of the six-month oyster harvest season.
“As the weather cools, the transition from harvesting blue crabs to oysters begins and we are again reminded of the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay and how it helps define us as Marylanders,” said DNR Secretary Joe Gill. “It is our responsibility to be good stewards and ensure that this tradition is protected for generations to come.” Read more
Two Queen Anne’s County men were charged with illegal clamming Monday after a Maryland Natural Resources Police officer spotted them while on surveillance patrol aboard a State Police helicopter. Read more
Michael Allen Wood, 52, of Fort Loudon, and Paul Eugene Carmack, 54, of Greencastle, were charged with hunting deer with the aid of bait at Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area. Read more
Under bright, blue skies, more than 1,200 people Saturday celebrated the end of summer and all things special about Maryland State Parks at the seventh annual Park Quest Rendezvous.
A total of 266 teams took part in activities at Patapsco Valley State Park, ranging from Ranger Bingo to the Natural Resources Police’s Water Safety instruction. At the end of the day, participants whose tickets were drawn won prize packages guaranteed to spark continued outdoors adventures. Read more
The Maryland Natural Resources Police will be participating in the nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative by accepting unwanted medicines at selected area offices from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, September 27. Read more
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers last Wednesday charged a Grasonville man with operating an illegal fishing service as part of a continuing state and federal investigation into charter boats on Kent Island. Read more
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers charged two men with illegal hunting in separate incidents in Allegany and Frederick counties this past weekend. Read more