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Media Contacts

NOTE: During the COVID-19 pandemic State of Emergency, all media inquiries to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources should still begin with the Office of Communications.
Following Governor Hogan’s emergency actions to protect public health during 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