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New Landowner Incentives for Forest Management in Effect

Landmark no-net-loss policy aims to combat climate change Effective today, landowners in Maryland have new incentives to plant trees and better manage their forests.  Maryland’s Forest Preservation Act of 2013, which requires that the State stay at or above its current tree canopy of 40 percent, assists citizens and local governments who work to increase  Read the Rest…

2012 Tree Farm Inspector of the Year

The Maryland Tree Farm Committee and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forest Service has named Brian Stupak as the Northeast Region Tree Farm Inspector of the Year for 2012.  Stupak is project Manager for Prince George’s, Anne Arundel and Calvert Counties in Southern Maryland.

Governor O’Malley Signs Landmark Forest Legislation

Maryland establishes first in the nation policy Governor Martin O’Malley today signed into law first-of-its-kind legislation that amends Maryland’s forest conservation policy to maintain the State’s current 40 percent tree canopy ─ a no-net-loss. The bill establishes new and expanded reforestation incentives and tools to help landowners and local governments meet and surpass the statewide  Read the Rest…

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.

Governor O’Malley Announces State Reaches 2013 Marylanders Plant Trees Goal

Citizens plant and register more than 100,000 trees Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that citizens have exceeded the three-year statewide goal of planting and registering 100,000 trees by 2013 through the exciting, interactive Marylanders Plant Trees program. Governor O’Malley encourages everyone to keep the momentum going strong, planting trees this spring to continue to enhance  Read the Rest…

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AccessDNR August 2016
The August 2016 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.