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Myrtle Grove Wildlife Management Area Now 773 Acres Larger

Myrtle nrmaThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources has increased the Myrtle Grove Wildlife Management Area, located in Charles County, by more than 30 percent. The new 773-acre parcel, known as the Pomfret Tract, is now open to the public. With this addition, Myrtle Grove encompasses 2,496 acres and has replaced Cedar Point as the largest Wildlife Management Area in the Southern Maryland.   Read more »


Love Maryland’s Outdoors? There’s an App for That!

DNR launches mobile app featuring recreation opportunities and news updates

AccessDNR App

AccessDNR App

Enjoying Maryland’s great outdoors has never been easier with the Department of Natural Resource’s new mobile app! The AccessDNR app provides the State’s hunters, anglers, boaters, park-goers ─ anyone seeking outside adventure ─ all of the latest in nature-related recreation, information and news right at their fingertips.

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DNR Announces Public Meetings for Hunting Regulation Changes

jr turkey (2)The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will hold two public meetings to solicit comments on proposed hunting and trapping regulations for the State’s resident game species and selected migratory game birds for 2014-15 and 2015-16. DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service reevaluates the regulations for these game species every two years.   Read more »


2013-14 Deer Season Results Released

Photo of large buck in a field of tall grass

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Maryland hunters harvested 95,863 deer during the archery, muzzleloader and firearm seasons combined (September 6, 2013 through January 31, 2014). The harvest shows a 10 percent increase over last year’s total of 87,541. Biologists attribute the higher numbers to multiple factors including more hunters participating and better hunting conditions, with deer actively searching for acorns that were scarce in most locations. Read more »


Riparian Property Licensing Now Open

riparianApplication Deadline June 1

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for offshore waterfowl blind and shoreline licenses for riparian (waterfront) property owners. A license will establish offshore stationary blinds or blind sites for hunting waterfowl, or prevent others from licensing the shoreline at a later date. Read more »


NRP Seeking Information on Killing of Two Bald Eagles

Maryland Natural Resource Police logoMaryland Natural Resources Police investigators are seeking information about the killing of two bald eagles in Montgomery County during the holiday season.

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NRP Blotter

Natural Resources Police LogoMaryland Natural Resources Police arrested a Pennsylvania man and CecilCounty resident on charges of violating state hunting laws.

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Elk Neck State Forest to Open Arboretum Area to Hunting

youth huntingThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be opening properties in Elk Neck State Forest to hunting starting November 30, 2013. Acquired by DNR in 2011 from the Martinuk family, the land is located at the 2400 block of Old Elk Neck Road in Elkton. Read more »


Firearm Deer Season to Open November 30

Deer in a field of high grass The two-week firearm deer season opens Saturday, November 30 and runs through December 14, 2013. Hunters who possess a valid hunting license or are exempt from the Maryland hunting license requirements may use firearms to hunt white-tailed and sika deer during this season. Read more »


Fall Turkey Season to Open in Western Maryland

Fall-GobblersMaryland’s fall turkey season will open Saturday, October 26 and continue through November 2, 2013.  Fall turkey hunting is only permitted in Garrett, Allegany and Washington counties with a bag limit of one turkey per hunter. Read more »