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Media Contacts

All media inquiries to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources should begin with the Office of Communications.
Following Governor Hogan’s emergency actions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, our media relations team is teleworking. Emails to the following contacts are the best way to assure a timely response. 
For inquiries to Natural Resources Police anytime, email
Gregg Bortz
Media Relations Manager
direct: 410-260-8001
cell: 443-924-0012
Megan McGinn-Meals
Public Information Officer
direct: 410-260-8002
Eric Shirk
Director, Office of Communications
For Police Inquiries:

Lauren Moses
Public Information Officer, Natural Resources Police
direct: 410-260-8893
cell: 410-507-4691