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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…

Through an Educator’s Eyes: Explore and Restore Maryland Streams

Modeling practices used by Department of Natural Resources scientists, adventurous teachers and their inspired students have been heading out of the classroom to monitor streams across the state. Their mission: to determine the health and conditions of waterways near their schools. Conducted through the Explore and Restore Maryland Streams program, department biologists host one-day professional  Read the Rest…

Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve: Connecting people to science for 30 years

This year marks the 30th anniversary of several interesting American events: the release of the movies The Goonies and Back to the Future, the launch of CNN’s Larry King Live, and the first registered .com, for example. Here at the Department of Natural Resources, we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the  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…

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AccessDNR March 2017
The March 2017 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.