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Communities Across Maryland Receive 3,450 Free Trees

DNR and Clear Ridge Nursery Partner for Distribution The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with Clear Ridge Nursery in Union Bridge, Carroll County, is distributing more than 3,450 free containerized trees to help increase tree canopy across the state. The Maryland Forest Service identified 44 conservation groups, government agencies, community groups, and nonprofit  Read the Rest…



Wildfire Risk Heightens as Spring Approaches

Maryland on Alert for Dangerous Conditions Spring wildfire season has begun in Maryland, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges residents across the state to prepare and help prevent wildfires. Wildfire occurrence is highest in the spring when forest fuels are the driest and weather conditions — warm, dry, and windy — are most  Read the Rest…



Free Seedlings for Kent, Queen Anne’s County

‘Backyard Buffers’ Available to Riparian Homeowners The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering free tree seedlings to help improve water quality in targeted Eastern Shore communities. Landowners in Kent and Queen Anne’s counties who have a creek, drainage ditch, stream, or other waterway on or near their property are eligible for free tree seedlings  Read the Rest…


Tree-Mendous Offerings Ready for Spring Planting

Native Trees and Shrubs Available for Public Spaces The Maryland Department of Natural Resources aims to expand tree cover on public lands across the state, offering affordable and attractive trees for planting on community lands and open space through its Tree-Mendous Maryland program. Offerings through Tree-Mendous are high-quality, native shrubs and trees, which are grown  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…




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