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State Forest Work Plans Open for Public Comment

Input on 2021 Plans Accepted Through Feb. 28 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on the proposed fiscal year 2021 work plans for the following state forests: Chesapeake/Pocomoke, Green Ridge, Potomac-Garrett, and Savage River. The comment period concludes Feb. 28. Annual work plans help the department identify priorities within the scope  Read the Rest…


Programs and Funding Bolster Maryland Forest Products Sector

State, Partners Working on New Market Strategies The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the Maryland Department of Commerce, and other state agencies are working with partners across the state to direct grants, programs, and strategies for building new markets for Maryland’s forest products industry.   Overall market decline and sudden losses such as the closure of  Read the Rest…


Department Graduates Class of New Forest Wardens

Thirty Employees Trained for Education and Enforcement The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently graduated a class of 30 new Forest Wardens, a special commission that authorizes employees to perform educational and enforcement activities. The warden training school was held at Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury and attendees included current Maryland Forest Service employees ranging  Read the Rest…





Somerset County Celebrating Arbor Day

Students to Join State, County Officials for Tree-Planting Somerset County government, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will hold its first Arbor Day celebration with a tree planting event on April 24. The event begins at 10 a.m. next to the Board of Education Building, 7982A Tawes Campus Drive, Westover. Local and  Read the Rest…


Public Comment Sought for State Forest Work Plans

Accepting Comments Until Feb. 22 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on the proposed fiscal year 2020 work plans for the following state forests: Chesapeake Forest/Pocomoke, Green Ridge, Potomac-Garrett and Savage River. The comment period concludes Feb. 22. Annual work plans help the department identify priorities within the scope of the forests’ long-range management. They address composition, establishment, growth, health  Read the Rest…


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AccessDNR March 2020

The March 2020 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Gregg Bortz.

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