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Maryland Opens Grants Gateway to Fund Community Projects for Climate Resilience, Boating Access, and Education

Maryland DNR Accepting Grant Applications for Fiscal Year 2026 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the Grants Gateway application is open for local governments and organizations for Fiscal Year 2026, which begins July 1, 2025.  Through this process, funding is available for projects that restore local waterways, increase communities’ resilience to climate change and  Read the Rest…


Secretary’s Message: Maryland is Stronger with Planned Climate Resilience

The recent dry spell notwithstanding, the Atlantic hurricane season is underway. NOAA National Weather Service forecasters’ outlook for the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, which spans from June 1 to November 30, predicted an 85% chance of an above-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin this year.  Maryland’s 3,190 miles of shoreline – including land abutting  Read the Rest…


Certification Recognizes Maryland State Forests as Sustainable

Maryland state forests recently completed their annual recertification process Independent auditors recently reviewed the Pocomoke State Forest and Chesapeake Forest Lands, two state forests on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and recertified them as sustainable, meeting international standards for forest management. Twenty-one years ago, the Chesapeake Forest Lands became the state’s first certified forests, a recognition now  Read the Rest…


Climate Resilience Projects Throughout Maryland Funded with $2.9 Million in Grants

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced more than $2.9 million in competitive grants for 12 climate resilience projects to help communities design and construct solutions to withstand flooding and other weather-related events.  The selected projects will reduce risk for vulnerable communities, incorporate climate change data into existing plans and policies, and develop nature-based or  Read the Rest…



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