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NRP Patrols to Emphasize Safety this July 4 Weekend

The goal this July 4th weekend for the Maryland Natural Resources Police is simple: fewer boating accidents. The game plan is direct: officers will be going all-out on the State’s waterways, from the Atlantic Ocean to Deep Creek Lake. “Our officers will be aggressively targeting reckless and negligent boaters and those whose judgment is impaired  Read the Rest…

NRP Urges Boating Safety this Holiday Weekend

The Maryland Natural Resources Police reminds boaters, anglers and paddlers that conditions on many State waterways remain unpredictable this holiday weekend, with some high water levels, missing navigational markers and debris posing unexpected hazards. Officials are warning boaters and paddlers to be aware of two major logjams on the Monocacy River in Frederick County, one  Read the Rest…

NRP Issues Hazard Warning for Monocacy River Logjam

The Maryland Natural Resources Police has issued a navigational warning for paddlers to beware of two major logjams on the Monocacy River in Frederick County, one of which almost claimed the life of a kayaker. The obstructions are at the Gas House Pike Bridge and a CSX railroad bridge. NRP officers on patrol will warn  Read the Rest…

NRP, Good Samaritans Rescue Six Boaters from Magothy River

Mishap serves as a reminder to always wear a life jacket A Maryland Natural Resources Police officer and two Good Samaritans in a sailboat battled gusty winds, three-foot waves and bone-chilling water temperatures to rescue six people, all of whom were wearing a lifejacket, from a sinking boat in the Magothy River last weekend. 

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