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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.


2013 Midwinter Waterfowl Survey Results Are In

Each winter, during the first weeks of January, pilots and biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) count ducks, geese and swans along Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay shoreline and Atlantic coast. This year survey teams saw an overall increase in the total number of waterfowl compared to  Read the Rest…


Two Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days Announced

Experienced waterfowl hunters are invited to introduce young people to the sport during  Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days to be held on November 3, 2012 and February 9, 2013. Youth ages 15 years or younger may hunt duck, geese, merganser and coot in public and private waterfowl hunting areas, when accompanied by an adult at least  Read the Rest…


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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