Homeowners in Select Counties Can Get Free Seedlings The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering its Backyard Buffer program in select counties around the state. Any resident with a drainage ditch, stream, creek or river flowing through their property or adjacent to a waterway could qualify for a free “Buffer in a Bag.” Each bag contains approximately Read the Rest…
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is pleased to report that members of its Wildlife and Heritage Service successfully rescued a juvenile male deer Sunday night after it was trapped for more than a week with a plastic snack container over its head. The animal, nicknamed “Jughead,” was found and later freed in Harford County.
The driver of a pontoon boat involved in a fatal accident in Ocean City last summer has been charged with negligent operation. A criminal summons was issued Friday for Dustin Daniel Healey, 26, of Freehold, New Jersey, after a Worcester County District Court Commissioner found probable cause for the charge.
Additional Hunting Opportunities in Most Counties The winter portion of the firearm deer hunting season opens Jan. 6 in Deer Management Region B, which includes all but the westernmost Maryland counties. Hunters with a valid hunting license may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during that period. Additionally, hunters in Caroline County may Read the Rest…
Natural 1 to Complement Conservation and Enforcement Efforts With deer hunting season and oyster harvesting reaching their peaks, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has added a new conservation enforcement tool to its fleet: its own helicopter. The black-and-gold aircraft, Natural 1, has resumed its place after a seven-year absence on the department’s roster.
Largest Graduation Class in Police History Friends and family gathered at The John Carroll School in Harford County Saturday for the Maryland Natural Resources Police Training Academy’s 58th Basic Recruit Class Graduation Ceremony. The class was the largest in police history, with 27 graduates.
Adult Mentors Pass on Hunting Safety and Ethics The Maryland Department of Natural Resources encourages experienced hunters to introduce youth to the time-honored sporting tradition this month during two Junior Deer Hunt Days. The days will be held Nov. 12 on public and private land in all counties, and Nov. 13 on private land in Read the Rest…
Department of Natural Resources Certifies Bush River Yacht Club Bush River Yacht Club has now been declared the newest Maryland Clean Marina by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The maritime establishment adopted practices from the Maryland Clean Marina Guidebook, met all environmental requirements and passed a site inspection before earning the designation.
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.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers rescued an injured boater, arrested an impaired boater and driver, and won convictions in two fisheries cases over the past week.