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Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund Awards $64 Million for FY ‘15

Innovative financing program celebrates 8 years of local water quality improvements in Maryland  In another boost for Chesapeake Bay water quality, Governor Martin O’Malley has allocated $64.44 million to the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund in the State’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget. Created by the Maryland General Assembly in 2007, this unique financing  Read the Rest…


Governor O’Malley Signs Bills to Prepare for Impacts of Climate Change and Extreme Weather

Governor Martin O’Malley yesterday signed into law two pieces of legislation that will help the State prepare for the impacts of climate change and extreme weather in Maryland. The first, the Bay Acidification Bill, will create a Task Force to evaluate and address the effects of changing chemistry in the Chesapeake Bay and other Maryland waterways.  Read the Rest…


Governor O’Malley Lauds NRP Oyster Enforcement Efforts

Radar system, helicopter patrols deter poaching, protecting keystone species Governor Martin O’Malley today thanked the Maryland Natural Resources Police for its enforcement efforts during the six-month oyster season, which ended March 31. “When we began this large-scale oyster restoration initiative nearly four years ago, we promised to turn things around and do everything within our  Read the Rest…


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…






Governor O’Malley, Federal, State and Local Officials Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Ocean City Beach Replenishment Program

Program has prevented an estimated $717 million in storm-related damages Governor Martin O’Malley joined federal, State and local officials today to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Ocean City Beach Replenishment Program and Hurricane Protection Project. The program, a joint effort between Maryland, Worcester County, Ocean City and the Army Corps of Engineers works to  Read the Rest…


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AccessDNR May 2015
The May 2015 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Karis King.

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