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Waterfowl Hunting at Deal Island and Fairmount

Department Now Accepting Lottery Applications Hunters can now submit applications for the annual permit-only waterfowl hunting days at Deal Island and Fairmount wildlife management areas, located in Somerset County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Permits will be issued through a lottery drawing, with assignments based upon a hunter’s stated preference for each area and/or date. Applications  Read the Rest…

DNR Announces 2015-2016 Late Waterfowl Seasons

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today the 2015-2016 late waterfowl seasons. Highlights include: Youth waterfowl hunting days on November 7, 2015 and February 6, 2016 Regular duck hunting season segments on October 10-17, November 14-27 and December 15-January 30, with a daily bag limit of six ducks, including two canvasbacks Migratory Atlantic Population Canada  Read the Rest…

DNR Releases 2015 Midwinter Waterfowl Survey Results

Each winter, aerial survey teams of pilots and biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources make visual estimates of ducks, geese and swans along Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay shoreline and Atlantic coast. This year, the teams witnessed more than 855,500 waterfowl, slightly lower than the 905,000 birds observed during 2014,  Read the Rest…

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Maryland Natural Resources Police arrested a Pennsylvania man and CecilCounty resident on charges of violating state hunting laws.

Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Announced

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has reviewed public input and finalized the State’s 2012-2013 late waterfowl hunting seasons. “As always, public input helps guide our decisions,” said Paul Peditto, director of DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service. “The individuals who took the time to attend our public meeting or provide comments through our online  Read the Rest…

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