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Posts tagged ‘Allegany County’

14
May

NRP Blotter

Natural Resources Police LogoThe Maryland Natural Resources Police issued citations to three Western Maryland men last weekend for natural resources and drug violations. Read more »

24
Mar

NRP Blotter

Natural Resources Police LogoThe Maryland Natural Resources Police issued multiple citations for drug and fishing violations. Read more »

2
Oct

Recreational Projects in Allegany, Charles, Frederick and Prince George’s Counties to See Enhancements

playground

Photo by Tammy McCorkle

Recreational Projects in Allegany, Charles, Frederick and Prince George’s counties will soon receive funding for upgrades through Program Open Space. The Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

3
Jul

Rural Legacy Program Preserves Land in Worcester and Allegany Counties

Open farmland

Photo by Ed Liske

The State has added 248 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape and eliminated 24 developmental rights in two counties. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land located in Worcester and Allegany counties. Read more »

28
May

Recreational Projects in Allegany, Carroll, Garrett and Montgomery Counties to See Enhancements

Germantown Town Center Urban Park

Germantown Town Center Urban Park

Recreational Projects in Allegany, Carroll, Garrett and Montgomery counties will soon receive funding for necessary upgrades and additions through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting in Annapolis.

“With Program Open Space, we have been able to enhance and develop significant new opportunities for families to safely enjoy their communities and natural surroundings,” said Governor O’Malley. Read more »

4
Apr

Junior Hunter Field Day Set for Allegany County

archerWho: Youth ages 8-16

When: Saturday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Midland Sportsman’s Club, 8825 Sturgeon Ave., Midland (Allegany County)

Cost: Free

Contact: 301-777-2136

Youth with an interest in hunting, shooting sports, and wildlife and fisheries management are invited to participate in this year’s spring Junior Hunter Field Day event. Staff from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and representatives from sporting and conservation groups will use hands-on activities to teach participants about natural resources stewardship, wildlife and fisheries biology, shooting safety, and ethical conduct in the field.  Read more »

6
Mar

Recreational Projects in Allegany, Garrett and Washington Counties and Baltimore City to See Enhancements

Recreational projects in Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties, and Baltimore City, will soon receive funding for necessary upgrades and additions through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »

9
Jan

New Geologic Map Released for Westernmost Counties

Map will guide decisions on best use of landscape

One of the best rock exposures in Maryland, Sideling Hill, Washington County. Photo by Paul Breeding, 1988.

One of the best rock exposures in Maryland, Sideling Hill, Washington County. Photo by Paul Breeding, 1988.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has created a new geological map for Garrett, Allegany and western Washington counties, that will not only provide information on the region’s geology, but guide decisions about the wise use of its landscape and natural resources. Read more »

3
Oct

Recreational Projects in Allegany and Anne Arundel Counties to See Enhancements

Many trails throughout the State are developed and maintained through Program Open Space funding.

Recreational projects in Allegany and Anne Arundel counties will soon receive funding for necessary upgrades and additions through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting in Annapolis.

“Initiatives like Program Open Space exist to ensure that our children and families will have safe and convenient spaces to enjoy,” said Governor O’Malley. “Together, we can work to protect our State’s natural resources for generations to come.”  Read more »