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Black Bears Spotted in Suburban Maryland

Department Urges Residents to Take Commonsense Precautions The Maryland Department of Natural Resources would like to alert citizens that juvenile black bears have been seen wandering through the state’s more suburban areas this spring. There have been recent, confirmed bear sightings in Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties as juvenile bears disperse, or seek  Read the Rest…

Department Adjusts Chronic Wasting Disease Approach

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…

Maryland Forester Earns National Award

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…

Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

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.

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AccessDNR June 2016
The June 2016 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Karis King.