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4
Nov

DNR to Host Veteran’s Day Program

Keynote Speaker Forbes, Former Deputy Secretary for the Veterans Administration

Keynote Speaker Wilbert Forbes, Former Deputy Secretary for the Veterans Administration

When: Thursday, November 7 at 12 p.m.
Where: Tawes Building (Room C-1), 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: Free
Contact: 410-260-8058

 

Veteran’s Day pays homage to those who have served honorably to protect America, its people and their freedoms. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is celebrating these heroes with a program featuring keynote speaker former Deputy Secretary Wilbert B. Forbes, Sr. of the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as a reading of the Governor’s Proclamation, an open dialogue and a light lunch. Read more »

22
Oct

DNR to Host Disability Awareness Program

Jade Gingerich, with the Maryland Department of Disabilities

Jade Gingerich with the Maryland Department of Disabilities

When: Thursday, October 24, at 1 p.m.
Where: Tawes Building, Room C1, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: Free
Contact: 410-260-8058
 

This year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month theme, Because We Are EQUAL to the Task, aims to highlight the importance of raising awareness and creating equal opportunities for those with disabilities. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is supporting the cause, hosting a program led by Jade Ann Gingerich with the Maryland Department of Disabilities. Read more »

17
Oct

DNR Awarded $541,500 for Rocky Gap State Park Accessibility Improvements

Fred Cowell, Chairperson, DNR Disability Advisory Council

Fred Cowell, Chairperson, DNR Disability Advisory Council

The Maryland Department of Disabilities, through its Access Maryland Program, has awarded the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) $541,500 to create more accessible campsites and pathways at Rocky Gap State Park. Read more »

4
Oct

DNR to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Keynote Speaker Maria Casasco

Keynote Speaker Maria Casasco

When: Friday, October 11, at 1 p.m.

Where: Tawes Building, Room C1, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: Free
Contact: 410-260-8058
 

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting an event featuring Maria Casasco, Community Support Grant Administrator and Hispanic/ Latino Liaison to Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman.  Read more »

14
May

DNR to Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage

Miles M. Yu

Keynote Speaker Dr. Miles M. Yu

Who: Open to the Public

When: Tuesday, May 21 at 12 p.m.

Where: Tawes Building, Room C1, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: 410-260-8058

To celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting an event featuring Dr. Miles M. Yu, Professor of East Asia & Military History and founder of the Asia Forum at the United States Naval Academy. The program will include a reading of the Governor’s Proclamation, an open dialogue and a light lunch. Read more »

23
Apr

DNR Disability Advisory Council Member Dies at 77

Donald Backe

Longtime and esteemed DNR Disability Advisory Council Member Donald E. Backe passed away on April 12. He served the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as a volunteer, subject-matter expert on disability, accessibility, and boating and recreation for more than 20 years.  Read more »

12
Mar

DNR Celebrates Women’s History Month

Keynote Speaker Dr. Harriette Phelps

Keynote Speaker Dr. Harriette Phelps

Who: Open to the Public

When: Tuesday, March 19 at 12 p.m.

Where: Tawes Building, Room C1, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: 410-260-8058

Join the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in celebrating the contributions of women to events in history and today’s society with Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination. The program will feature keynote speaker Dr. Harriette Phelps, a senior professor of Biology at the University of the District of Columbia, and include a reading of the Governor’s Proclamation and a light lunch. Read more »

7
Feb

DNR Celebrates Black History Month

Who: Open to the Public

When: Thursday, February 21 at 12 p.m.

Where: Tawes Building, Room C1, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: 410-260-8058

Join the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the nation’s history and culture. The program will feature keynote speaker, Arlee Wallace Gist, deputy director of the Office of Minority Health and Disparities, and include a reading of the Governor’s Proclamation and a light lunch. Read more »

10
Jan

DNR Hosts Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Program

Keynote speaker, President of United Black Fund, Barry LeNoir

Keynote speaker, President of the United Black Fund, Barry LeNoir

Who: Open to the Public

When: Friday, January 18 at 12 p.m.

Where: Tawes Building, Room C1, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: 410-260-8058

Join the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The program will feature keynote speaker Attorney Barry LeNoir, president of the United Black Fund, and include a reading of the Governor’s Proclamation, an award ceremony honoring DNR’s Drum-Major for Justice and a light lunch. Read more »

15
Nov

DNR Hosts American Indian Heritage Program

Keynote Speaker, Commissioner Virginia Busby of the the Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs

Who: Open to the Public

When: Monday, November 19 at 12 p.m.

Where: Tawes Building (Room C-1) 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis

Cost: Free

Contact: 410-260-8058

November is American Indian Heritage Month and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is celebrating with a program honoring the contributions and achievements of Maryland’s American Indian residents and tribes. The program will include a reading of the Governor’s Proclamation, an open dialogue and a light lunch.

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