Investigators for the Maryland Natural Resources Police are continuing to review the weekend death of a Tilghman Island waterman whose body was found floating alongside his boat. Read more
Check conditions and plan ahead before venturing out
With winter still flexing its muscles, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges outdoors enthusiasts to stay smart and safe. Cold-weather hazards are hard to see ─ particularly at night ─ and even a small mistake can quickly turn deadly.
“We encourage everyone to enjoy outdoor recreational opportunities, but we urge you to stay alert for unexpected weather and exercise caution,” said Col. George F. Johnson IV, Maryland Natural Resources Police superintendent. “It doesn’t take much for conditions to deteriorate, especially when temperatures fluctuate.” Read more
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites citizens, businesses and organizations to become a part of the 2014-2015 Maryland Bay Game through a variety of sponsorship opportunities! Now in its 17th year, this exciting activity booklet is given to schools, libraries, State Parks, and visitor centers for children to enjoy throughout the summer and all year long. Read more
The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are adding $5,000 to the reward being offered to help solve the cases of two bald eagles shot to death in Montgomery County last month.
The money pledged to the Maryland Natural Resources Police investigation ─ added to the financial commitment by three private citizens ─ brings the reward total to $8,000. The money would be awarded after the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the killings. Read more
The ranks of the Maryland Natural Resources Police grew by 19 with the graduation Friday of its latest class of recruits.
The new officers took their oath, administered by Col. George F. Johnson IV, NRP superintendent, at AnneArundelCommunity College before a large audience of family and friends. Read more
In one of the largest oyster cases in recent years, the Maryland Natural Resources Police Wednesday night arrested a Virginia truck driver and seized a tractor-trailer filled with oysters, many of them undersized. Read more
The Maryland Natural Resources Police is investigating the death of a maintenance worker at Point Lookout State Park. Read more