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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Forges New Collaborative Partnership with Morgan State University

Focus on Development, Diversity, Outreach, Research and Training The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Morgan State University, a doctoral public urban research university in Baltimore City, signed a new educational agreement today that seeks to promote collaborative research, community outreach, economic development and opportunity, and workforce training. This first-of-its-kind agreement between the two state institutions was signed  Read the Rest…


Department Awards $10.5 Million to Enhance Boating Access and Navigation

18 Maryland Counties Receive Waterway Improvement Fund Grants The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $10.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to improve public boating access and navigation throughout the state. Passed by the Maryland General Assembly and signed by Governor Larry Hogan, this critical funding will go toward 49 projects in 18 counties from Allegany  Read the Rest…



Governor Larry Hogan Announces Funding for Chesapeake Bay Water Quality Improvements

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Awards $21.54 Million to 18 Local Projects Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has awarded funding to 18 recipients through the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund to improve the health of Maryland’s waterways. The Trust Fund directs critical grant funding to the most cost-effective and efficient  Read the Rest…


Secretary’s Message: June 2017

June is Great Outdoors Month Children are counting down to summer vacation in hours, not days. Fireflies are beginning to light up the backyard. And bikes, kayaks, tents, camp stoves, snorkels and other gear are coming out of storage. June is Great Outdoors Month, and it’s time to go outside and play!


Maryland Coast Smart Council Releases Annual Report

State Agencies Report Progress on Implementing Construction Program Maryland state agencies have reported their progress in implementing the Coast Smart Construction Program, a statewide effort to address impacts from coastal flooding, storm inundation and sea level rise on state-funded building projects. These initiatives are recorded in the first Annual Report issued by the Maryland Coast Smart  Read the Rest…



Healthy & Safe Swimming Week

Maryland Promotes Safe Fun in the Water National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week runs May 22-28, 2017, the week leading up to Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. The Secretaries of Maryland’s Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Environment and Natural Resources encourage all Marylanders to take note of swimming safety tips to  Read the Rest…


Baltimore and Hyattsville Receive Grants to Address Flooding

Community Resiliency Grant Program Allocates $200,000 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will provide $100,000 Community Resiliency Grants to the cities of Baltimore and Hyattsville to support green infrastructure projects designed to mitigate the impact of flooding. “This grant program helps assure our inland communities are developing and implementing resiliency projects to address and prepare for  Read the Rest…


Park Service Recruiting Next Generation of Environmental Stewards

The Maryland Conservation Corps Wants You! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting 35 full-time individuals, between the ages of 17 to 25, for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages young adults in extensive conservation and natural resource management projects that enhance Maryland’s public lands and waterways. The program is  Read the Rest…


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AccessDNR June 2017
The June 2017 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.

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