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Maryland Wetlands Map Identifies Areas That Could Be Affected by Sea Level Rise

Identifying future wetlands can help guide conservation As sea level rise changes the coastal landscape of Maryland in the future some existing wetlands will be submerged, while existing land will become wetlands.  A state mapping project coordinated by Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) provides a look ahead at what areas could become flooded or  Read the Rest…


Governor Moore Visits Maryland Department of Natural Resources In Support of Administration’s Efforts to Build Maryland’s Environmental Resilience in the Face of Climate Change

Governor Wes Moore today visited the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Tawes State Office Building in Annapolis. The governor met with Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Josh Kurtz, department leadership, and employees to hear first hand about the agency’s leadership in building Maryland’s environmental resilience in the face of climate change. “Maryland’s culture is  Read the Rest…



DNR Asks Residents to Share Flood Photos on MyCoast Maryland

Easy-to-use app helps government officials understand extent of flooding and then plan response and mitigation efforts A rain storm’s a-brewing and Maryland needs your help to document flooding. Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently launched the new MyCoast Maryland app that enables people to easily upload photos of flood conditions in their neighborhood during  Read the Rest…


Four Living Shoreline Projects Enhance Climate Resilience in Anne Arundel County

Projects funded through the Department of Natural Resource’s ‘Resiliency Through Restoration’ Initiative The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently helped complete four living shoreline projects in Anne Arundel County that are designed to protect communities from erosion and flooding. These projects represent small and large scale restoration efforts through the department’s Resiliency through Restoration  Read the Rest…




Maryland Awards $3 Million in Climate Resilience Grants to 13 Community Projects

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced the award of more than $3 million in competitive grants for 13 climate resilience projects. The grants will help communities design and construct solutions to withstand flooding and other weather-related events.  The projects selected will reduce risk for vulnerable communities, incorporate climate change data and information into  Read the Rest…


Maryland Department of Natural Resources Opens Grants Gateway for Fiscal Year 2025

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the Grants Gateway application is open for local governments and organizations for Fiscal Year 2025, which begins July 1, 2024. Through this process, funding is available for projects that restore local waterways, increase communities’ resilience to climate change and storm impacts, strengthen local economies, develop the next generation  Read the Rest…


Resiliency Through Restoration Program Breaks Ground at Church Camp

Living Shoreline and Wetland Installation in Anne Arundel County The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announces resilient shoreline and wetland features are being installed at the West River United Methodist Center, a camp and outdoor recreation facility in southern Anne Arundel County. This groundbreaking is the first of numerous projects supported by Governor Hogan’s  Read the Rest…


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