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Free Tree Seedlings Available for Anne Arundel County Landowners

Riparian Homeowners Can Help Improve Water Quality The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering free tree plantings to help improve water quality in targeted Anne Arundel communities. County landowners who have a ditch, creek, stream, or other waterway on or near their property are eligible for free tree or shrub seedlings through the department’s Backyard Buffers program. Trees and  Read the Rest…

Deer Poacher Sentenced in Kent County

Natural Resources Police Cite Others for Oyster, Striped Bass Violations The deer poacher convicted of killing a massive deer known as “mega-buck” on someone else’s property was sentenced Monday in Kent County Circuit Court. Ronald Wayne Roe, 29, of Worton was convicted in February 2017 of multiple poaching charges in district court and appealed the  Read the Rest…

Orchard Beach Marina Named Maryland Clean Marina

Annapolis Marina Met Department’s Voluntary Guidelines Orchard Beach Marina in Annapolis recently passed inspection by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to become the latest Maryland Clean Marina, marking the 152nd marina to meet the state’s criteria. Fourty-eight of the estimated 165 marinas in Anne Arundel County are certified as clean marinas.

Energy-Efficient Upgrades Completed at Sandy Point State Park

Save Nearly 400,000 Kilowatt Hours Annually The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently completed several energy-saving enhancements at Sandy Point State Park in Anne Arundel County. The new improvements are expected to reduce the park’s energy use by 45 percent, saving kilowatt hours used by almost 400,000 per year.

Community Resilience Grant Information Sessions Scheduled

Department Experts to Answer Questions about Funding Local Projects The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is hosting four information sessions in two locations for local communities and nonprofits wishing to apply for funding through the Community Resilience Grant program in the coming fiscal year. The department invites local partners to propose projects to prepare for coastal  Read the Rest…

Duck Hunter Rescued From Icy Patapsco River

River Rescue, Illegal Hunting Top Natural Resources Police Activities An Anne Arundel County man was rescued Thursday morning from the ice-clogged Patapsco River as he clung to the his overturned kayak. Randall Heath, 46, of Pasadena fell from his boat while duck hunting about a quarter-mile offshore. His life jacket did not inflate and could  Read the Rest…

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AccessDNR March 2018

The March 2018 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.