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Maryland Park Service Selected as a Telly Award Winner

Creators Diane Feheley, Christina Holden and Stephen Badger of the Maryland Park Service

The Telly Awards has named the Maryland Park Service as a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their piece, Gratitude for Maryland State Parks. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor. Read more »


Governor O’Malley, BPW Vote To Move Major Oyster Restoration Project Forward

Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved a wetlands license to support a landmark oyster restoration project in the Chesapeake Bay. The $31 million project will ultimately restore 371 acres of oyster bars along the bottom of Harris Creek in Talbot County. Read more »


Enter the “What is Water Safety?” Video Contest

Win a stand-up paddleboard, safe boating equipment; submission deadline September 2nd

This Labor Day, one lucky movie maker will win hundreds of dollars in prizes for having safe fun in the sun. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Natural Resources Police (NRP), West Marine and BoatUS partnered together for the first annual “What is Water Safety” video contest. Read more »


Rural Legacy Program Preserves 10 Acres in Washington County

The State has added 10 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape, eliminating three development rights in the Mid-Maryland Washington Rural Legacy Area. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land through a Rural Legacy easement.

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DNR Launches New Interactive Newsroom

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Office of Communications today unveiled the brand new AccessDNR Newsroom─ a more interactive, user-friendly way for DNR to share its latest news and happenings with the public and members of the media.

“The internet and social media have opened the stream of information directly to our customers and stakeholders,” said Josh Davidsburg, DNR senior communication manager. “Through this new format, we’re going to make it easier ─ and more importantly, faster ─ for the public to get critical information directly from our scientific experts, resource managers and policy makers.”


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From the Bay, For the Bay is Back!

More than 70 Restaurants Have Signed Up

Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the return of the From the Bay, For the Bay Dine Out, a week-long celebration of Maryland seafood benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership. More than 70 high-profile restaurants have already signed up, including Ryleigh’s Oyster House, Woodberry Kitchen, Equinox, and Matchbox. Last year’s inaugural promotion proved a success, raising $25,000 for oyster restoration projects.

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