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Firefighters Complete Wildfire Training Program

Department Co-Sponsors Annual Skills Program Nearly three dozen Maryland Forest Service firefighters have received certification through the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy, held recently in Garrett County.  More than 180 students participated in the academy, which was hosted at Garrett College by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources along with Mid-Atlantic Forest Fire Compact and the U.S. Forest Service.  Read the Rest…


Grant Money Available for Maryland Volunteer Fire Departments

Funds Provide Financial and Technical Assistance to Enhance Capabilities In Maryland, about 5,000 wildfires are reported each year, and more than 300 volunteer fire departments across the state respond to these blazes, which, on average, burn less than 10 acres. To assist local fire departments, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is once again offering critical grant  Read the Rest…


Wildfire Risk Heightened in Spring

Marylanders Urged to Take Precautions; Maryland Forest Service Prepared Wildfire season has begun in the Old Line State, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges residents throughout the state to take precautions. Each year, the Maryland Forest Service responds to an average of 210 wildfires that burn about 2,325 acres. Wildfires occur every month in Maryland, but peak  Read the Rest…


Volunteer Fire Departments Awarded Grants to Fight Wildland Fires

Department Provides a Record $102,548 to 45 Departments in 17 Counties The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that a record number of volunteer fire departments applied for and received Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants in 2017, resulting in the most funding distributed in state history. “Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants allow us to support our first  Read the Rest…




Funding Available for Maryland Volunteer Fire Departments

Grants Provide Financial and Technical Assistance to Enhance Capabilities In Maryland, about 5,000 wildfires start each and every year, and more than 300 volunteer fire departments across the state respond to these blazes. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now offering volunteer fire departments access to critical grant funding through its Volunteer Fire Assistance Program to help fortify and strengthen  Read the Rest…



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AccessDNR July 2018

The July 2018 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Anna Lucente-Hoffmann.

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