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Firefighters Complete Wildfire Training Program

Department Co-Sponsors Annual Skills Program Nearly three dozen Maryland Forest Service firefighters have received certification through the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy, held recently in Garrett County.  More than 180 students participated in the academy, which was hosted at Garrett College by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources along with Mid-Atlantic Forest Fire Compact and the U.S. Forest Service.  Read the Rest…


Grant Money Available for Maryland Volunteer Fire Departments

Funds Provide Financial and Technical Assistance to Enhance Capabilities In Maryland, about 5,000 wildfires are reported each year, and more than 300 volunteer fire departments across the state respond to these blazes, which, on average, burn less than 10 acres. To assist local fire departments, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is once again offering critical grant  Read the Rest…


Wildfire Risk Heightened in Spring

Marylanders Urged to Take Precautions; Maryland Forest Service Prepared Wildfire season has begun in the Old Line State, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges residents throughout the state to take precautions. Each year, the Maryland Forest Service responds to an average of 210 wildfires that burn about 2,325 acres. Wildfires occur every month in Maryland, but peak  Read the Rest…


Secretary’s Message: April 2018

Every Tree Makes a Difference Arbor Day is celebrated nationally and by every state in the nation. The actual date varies by region and has been designated by each state according to the best time to plant trees. National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April, which this year will be April  Read the Rest…


Natural Resources Careers Camp Accepting Applicants for July 2018

Annual Weeklong Program Offered for Grades 9-12 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites high school students with an interest in forestry, fisheries, wildlife or parks management to participate in Natural Resources Careers Camp, July 22-28 at Hickory Environmental Education Center in Garrett County. Experts from a variety of conservation, environmental and natural resources fields will provide  Read the Rest…



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AccessDNR August 2018

The August 2018 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.

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