12 Maryland Counties Awarded Grants The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the recipients of the 2016 Volunteer Fire Assistance Program grants, which provide financial and technical assistance to rural volunteer fire departments and their communities. This year, the department awarded $89,025 to 39 volunteer fire departments in 12 Maryland counties.
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Even though Tropical Storm Hermine kept many boaters off the water this Labor Day weekend, the Maryland Natural Resources Police were busy inspecting anglers and crabbers, checking dove and waterfowl hunters and patrolling our state parks and waters.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers handled recreational crabbing and fishing violations, and charged a boater with unsafe operation in some recent cases.
Natural Resources Surveys Western Maryland Streams The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently joined the U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service in a survey of Hunting Creek and Owens Creek in Frederick County to follow up on the 2015 discovery of Dermocystidium, a single-celled parasite effecting Blue Ridge sculpin fish, in Blue Blazes Creek Read the Rest…
Hunting Expanded to Include Frederick and Washington Counties The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for this year’s black bear hunting lottery. Successful applicants will receive a permit valid for the four-day hunting season, taking place Oct. 24-27 in Allegany, Frederick, Garrett and Washington counties. The department will issue 750 hunting permits Read the Rest…
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…
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.