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Staff Investigates Stranded Manatee in Baltimore

Department Urges Residents to Report Uncommon Marine Animals Following a recent stranding of a manatee in Baltimore County, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds state residents to report any sightings of uncommon marine mammals and wildlife, including dolphins, manatees, sea turtles or whales. The public can report sightings and strandings anytime to 800-628-9944.



Board of Public Works Approves Rural Legacy Program Grants

Enhanced Funding Helps Preserve and Protect 4,615 Acres The Board of Public Works unanimously adopted a Maryland Department of Natural Resources recommendation today to approve 15 Rural Legacy Program grants, totaling $17,663,385, to permanently preserve approximately 4,615 acres of working farms, forests and open space across the state, from Garrett to Wicomico County.




Department Awards Funding for Stream Education and Study

Engages Students in the Health of the Chesapeake Bay and Local Waterways The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today awarded $200,000 to four nonprofit organizations dedicated to engaging students in monitoring, studying and restoring local streams and waterways. The four Explore and Restore Maryland Streams funding recipients will work with seven different counties, reaching over  Read the Rest…





Grants Available to Reduce Runoff in Maryland

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking proposals from local governments and non-governmental organizations that will help reduce stormwater runoff in targeted areas. Funding will be awarded to the most effective projects through the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund.


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AccessDNR December 2016
The December 2016 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.

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