Department Urges Residents to Take Commonsense Precautions The Maryland Department of Natural Resources would like to alert citizens that juvenile black bears have been seen wandering through the state’s more suburban areas this spring. There have been recent, confirmed bear sightings in Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties as juvenile bears disperse, or seek Read the Rest…
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Officers charged crab and oyster poachers, and secured jail time for a drunken driver who crashed in a state park, in cases recently handled by the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers charged three hunters for wildlife violations and one man for unauthorized driving on state land in incidents that occurred in Frederick, Allegany and Harford counties.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged hunters in Frederick and Allegany counties last weekend with wildlife violations. On Saturday, two Cumberland residents received citations for poaching deer by an officer responding to a complaint of shots fired near the intersection of West Flintstone Creek Road and Benson Farm Lane.
Effective immediately, the shotgun-only deer hunting area in Frederick County has been rezoned. The change was made at the request of Frederick County officials in cooperation with the Maryland Farm Bureau to incorporate the city and surrounding suburbs, and to give deer hunters the option to use rifles in the rural sections of the county.
The State permanently preserved 165 acres of woodland and eliminated eight developmental rights in Frederick County through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easement in the Gunpowder Falls Rural Legacy area at today’s meeting in Annapolis.
Frederick, Garrett, Kent and St. Mary’s counties will 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 in Annapolis.
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.
The State permanently preserved 203 acres of woodland and farmland, eliminating 7 developmental rights through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easement in the Mid-Maryland Frederick Rural Legacy area at today’s meeting in Annapolis.
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.