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Maryland Firearm Deer Hunting Season Reopens

Additional Hunting Opportunities in Most Counties The winter portion of the firearm deer hunting season opens Jan. 6 in Deer Management Region B, which includes all but the westernmost Maryland counties. Hunters with a valid hunting license may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during that period. Additionally, hunters in Caroline County may  Read the Rest…




Elevated Risk of Wildfires in Maryland

Firefighters Spent Weekend Battling Blazes With this fall’s high winds and dry foliage, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources advises citizens to use caution in outdoor fire activities and postpone unnecessary open-air burnings. Wildfires occur in every month in Maryland but generally peak in the spring and fall.


Anglers Gain Improved Access to Beaver Creek

Department Acquisition Opens Up Trout Fishery The Board of Public Works unanimously approved today the Maryland Department of Natural Resources acquisition of 6.5 acres in Washington County, which will secure public fishing access to Beaver Creek, a tributary to Antietam Creek.


Junior Deer Hunt Days Set for November

Adult Mentors Pass on Hunting Safety and Ethics The Maryland Department of Natural Resources encourages experienced hunters to introduce youth to the time-honored sporting tradition this month during two Junior Deer Hunt Days. The days will be held Nov. 12 on public and private land in all counties, and Nov. 13 on private land in  Read the Rest…



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

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