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New Report Assesses Maryland’s Coastal Resilience

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy of Maryland/DC announced today the completion of a Coastal Resiliency Assessment on existing natural features that protect coastal residential communities in the state. The study identified areas that reduce the risk of coastal hazards, and determined priority areas for coastal conservation and restoration activities.








Dorchester County Waterman Charged with 146 Counts of Poaching Oysters

A Dorchester County waterman, twice convicted of poaching oysters, was charged Friday with 146 counts of harvesting undersized oysters by the Maryland Natural Resources Police. James Alexander Horseman, 26, of Madison, is scheduled for trial in Dorchester County District Court on April 4. If found guilty, he faces a maximum fine of $146,000.



DNR Names Ducks Unlimited Member Conservationist of the Year

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Advisory Commission named Jerry Harris of Dorchester County the 2013 Conservationist of the Year. Harris is a long-time member and volunteer for Ducks Unlimited, including serving on the group’s President’s Council-Development and Conservation Program Committee. Harris was recognized for his significant contributions to waterfowl conservation and initiating a  Read the Rest…


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

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