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Maryland Seeks Environmental Literacy Project Proposals

Funding Supports K-12 Stream Study and Stewardship Programs The state is looking to engage more students in stream study and stewardship projects aimed at improving the health of local waterways. As such, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is actively seeking proposals for environmental literacy projects through Environmental Protection Agency Chesapeake Bay Implementation Grants. Projects will  Read the Rest…

Volunteers Needed to Educate Students on the Chesapeake Bay and its Natural Resources

Trainings Postponed: The first two trainings are being rescheduled for dates in March. Check back for an update or call  410-260-8809. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites adults interested in teaching elementary and middle-school students about the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and its marine and estuarine life, to become a part of TEAM, Teaching Environmental Awareness in Maryland.

April is Environmental Education Month

Governor Martin O’Malley has proclaimed April Environmental Education Month in Maryland in recognition of public and private efforts to help children connect with and learn about their natural world. “Maryland continues to serve as a national model for quality public education — that’s why Education Week ranked our public schools number one in the nation  Read the Rest…

Perdue Farms Contributes $50,000 to Marylanders Grow Oysters Program

Innovative partnership with EcoMedia helps Maryland agricultural business connect with stewardship program Today, Perdue Farms Chairman Jim Perdue presented $50,000 to the Marylanders Grow Oysters Program. Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joe Gill and Maryland Department of Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance accepted the contribution which will help fund citizen stewardship oyster projects throughout the  Read the Rest…

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