The Department of Natural Resources today announced the winners of the 2016 Maryland Arbor Day poster contest open to fifth-graders across the state. The top three contestants were chosen from more than 500, who submitted art showcasing the importance of trees in urban environments as per this year’s theme, Trees are Terrific… in Cities and Read the Rest…
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Anne Arundel, Frederick, Kent and Washington counties will soon receive funding for recreational enhancements through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting.
Maryland families will continue to benefit from the State’s signature Program Open Space with today’s Board of Public Works’ approval of funding for recreational upgrades in Allegany, Anne Arundel, Cecil, Frederick, Montgomery and Somerset counties, and Baltimore City.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police gained convictions last week on seven men charged with conservation and boating crimes.
The State permanently preserved 206 acres of woodland and farmland, eliminating 12 developmental rights in Anne Arundel County through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easements at yesterday’s meeting in Annapolis.
A Silver Spring man was found guilty last Friday in Annapolis District Court of possessing 228 undersized striped bass. Hervin O. Nunez-Aleman, 34, pleaded guilty to a single violation. He was fined $2,000 and placed on unsupervised probation.
The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) accepted 25 conservation easements last year to protect 2,361 acres of scenic open space, forest and farmland in 15 counties across the State. Most easements were donated to MET in coordination with a local or regional land trust, and will protect the natural, historic and scenic resources on these lands Read the Rest…
Recreational projects in Anne Arundel, Cecil, Garrett, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties, and Baltimore City, will soon receive funding for 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.
The body of Thomas Brown, 20 of Churchton, was recovered today in the waters near the Franklin Manor Community Pier in Churchton, Anne Arundel County. Brown went missing on July 22 after attempting to retrieve a friend’s hat that had blown off into the water.
The Severn River headwaters and Saltworks Creek, a tributary of the river, are more accessible to boaters following dredging projects carried out by the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR).