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Board of Public Works Approves Rural Legacy Program Grants

Enhanced Funding Helps Preserve and Protect 4,615 Acres The Board of Public Works unanimously adopted a Maryland Department of Natural Resources recommendation today to approve 15 Rural Legacy Program grants, totaling $17,663,385, to permanently preserve approximately 4,615 acres of working farms, forests and open space across the state, from Garrett to Wicomico County.

Launch Steward Program Interdicts Zebra Mussels at Deep Creek Lake

Department Provides Tips to Prevent Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels, an invasive species of shellfish, attached to the propeller and outboard motor of a pontoon boat attempting to launch at Deep Creek Lake State Park. Launch stewards, conducting voluntary boat inspections, identified  Read the Rest…

Governor Larry Hogan Announces New Partnership during National Park Week Visit to Assateague

Maryland Park Service to Honor “Every Kid in a Park” Pass In recognition of the National Park Service’s Centennial celebration, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Natural Resources Secretary Mark Belton announced today that the Maryland Park Service will honor the national “Every Kid in a Park” program. Through this initiative, which provides complimentary national park  Read the Rest…

A Walk in the Park: Rocks

Residents and visitors seeking a magnificent outdoor adventure in Harford County need not look further than Rocks State Park. Totaling 855 acres and nestled within Deer Creek Valley, the park boasts three separate day-use areas—Hills Grove, Rock Ridge and Wilson’s—each providing unique recreation opportunities.

Maryland State Park Advisory Commission Presents Goucher College with Award of Excellence

The Governor’s Park Advisory Commission today presented Goucher College’s Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center with the Award of Excellence for its dedication and passionate commitment to the well being of Maryland State Parks. The team of students and teachers created and conducted a poll that gathered valuable information on Maryland State Park visitor experience.

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