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Maryland Names Wildlands area in Honor of Eugene Piotrowski

Gene Piotrowski (1953-2012)

Gene Piotrowski (1953-2012)

Piotrowski was dedicated employee of DNR

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Maryland Board of Public Works today officially renamed St. Mary’s River State Park Wildlands in honor of Eugene “Gene” Piotrowski, a dedicated employee of DNR and natural resource advocate. Read more »


DNR Welcomes Public Input on State Forest Annual Work Plans

Comment Deadline February 15

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is calling on the public to help establish the best, most efficient management plan for Potomac Garrett, Green Ridge, Savage River, Chesapeake and Pocomoke State forests for 2014. Read more »


Recreational Projects in Anne Arundel, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties to See Enhancements

Recreational projects in Anne Arundel, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties will soon receive funding for necessary upgrades and additions through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting in Annapolis. Read more »


DNR Honors Originator Of Program Open Space

Friends, family and colleagues gathered on Earth Day to honor the life and legacy of Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) innovator Fred Eskew, at a ceremony in Rosaryville on what would have been his 74th birthday. Eskew, who passed away in 1986, worked tirelessly to help protect Maryland’s natural areas and resources, forever influencing the future of land conservation.

“Many people leave us too early, never realizing their goals. But during his all too short existence, he accomplished enough for several lifetimes over,” said DNR Secretary John Griffin, colleague and longtime friend. “For more than a quarter century Fred’s career follo

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