Expands Management Area, Alters Deer Baiting Rules The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has updated its management approach for chronic wasting disease after discovering that five white-tailed deer tested positive last winter in Allegany County. One of the positive deer was harvested near Cumberland, approximately 10 miles west of all previous cases, marking the first Read the Rest…
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Gift of Trees Program Helps Beautify Communities In one of the largest projects in Gift of Trees history, the Maryland Forest Service donated 625 trees to school and community groups for planting on 13 public properties throughout Allegany County.
Four anglers were charged with poaching striped bass in Dorchester County, three juveniles were arrested for attempted drug dealing in a state park in Worcester County, and an unlicensed tree contractor in Garrett County was cited in cases handled by the Maryland Natural Resources Police last weekend.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has received laboratory confirmation that five white-tailed deer harvested in Allegany County tested positive for chronic wasting disease, a neurological disease in deer, bringing the total overall cases to 11. Four of the five deer were harvested in the Chronic Wasting Disease Management Area (the eastern one-third of the Read the Rest…
Dan Hedderick Recognized as Northeast Regional Outstanding Tree Farm Inspector The American Forest Foundation named Dan Hedderick the Northeast Regional Outstanding Tree Farm Inspector of the Year for 2016. As the Maryland Department of Natural Resources forestry project manager for Allegany County, Hedderick received this national award for his work as an exceptional certified inspector Read the Rest…
A convicted sex offender was arrested and an illegal tree-care business was charged in separate cases handled by the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
An intoxicated boater who ran his vessel aground, a felon in possession of firearms, and cases of deer poaching were recently handled by the officers of the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Natural Resources Police officers charged deer poachers and rescued a lost hunter during the opening weekend of firearm deer season.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers charged three hunters for wildlife violations and one man for unauthorized driving on state land in incidents that occurred in Frederick, Allegany and Harford counties.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged hunters in Frederick and Allegany counties last weekend with wildlife violations. On Saturday, two Cumberland residents received citations for poaching deer by an officer responding to a complaint of shots fired near the intersection of West Flintstone Creek Road and Benson Farm Lane.