Department Urges Residents to Take Commonsense Precautions The Maryland Department of Natural Resources would like to alert citizens that juvenile black bears have been seen wandering through the state’s more suburban areas this spring. There have been recent, confirmed bear sightings in Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties as juvenile bears disperse, or seek Read the Rest…
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Expands Management Area, Alters Deer Baiting Rules The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has updated its management approach for chronic wasting disease after discovering that five white-tailed deer tested positive last winter in Allegany County. One of the positive deer was harvested near Cumberland, approximately 10 miles west of all previous cases, marking the first Read the Rest…
Illegal dumping of animal carcasses and deer poaching were among the cases handled recently by the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers are investigating the death of Matthew Bolte, 24, of North East, who died Sunday after jumping from Wildcat Point in Cecil County into the Susquehanna River. His friends say he surfaced once and disappeared from view at about 3:30 p.m.
Governor Larry Hogan today announced Board of Public Works approval of recreational projects in Washington and Wicomico counties totaling $220,500 through Program Open Space.
The State permanently preserved 55 acres of Maryland’s landscape and eliminated 5 development rights through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easements in the Mid-Maryland Washington Rural Legacy Area and Agricultural Security Corridor Rural Legacy Area at today’s meeting in Annapolis.
Anne Arundel, Frederick, Kent and Washington counties will soon receive funding for recreational enhancements through Program Open Space. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved the projects at today’s meeting.
Two Pennsylvania men were charged today with illegal deer hunting on state land in Washington County, the Maryland Natural Resources Police reported. Michael Allen Wood, 52, of Fort Loudon, and Paul Eugene Carmack, 54, of Greencastle, were charged with hunting deer with the aid of bait at Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area.
The State permanently preserved 228 acres of farmland, eliminating 50 developmental rights, in Charles and Washington counties through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easements at Wednesday’s meeting in Annapolis.
The State today permanently preserved approximately 111 acres of farmland, eliminating seven developmental rights, in Washington County through the Rural Legacy Program. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works approved funding for the easement on the Payne-Holder property at today’s meeting in Annapolis.