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Researchers Enlist Community Help in Studying Increase of Ticks in Western Maryland

Frostburg State University is working with the Department of Natural Resources to study the spread of ticks and provide more community information Ticks were once rare in Western Maryland, but the disease-carrying arachnids are on the rise in the region. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Frostburg State University are working together on an  Read the Rest…

Maryland Fall Foliage Forecast 2023

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Fall officially kicks off Saturday, September 23, 2023—the same day as the autumn equinox—in the Northern Hemisphere. Many of us in Maryland are looking forward to leaving behind the days of record-breaking heat and welcoming clear, blue skies, cooler evenings  Read the Rest…

Black Bears Emerging from Dens

Marylanders Urged to Keep Bears Wild After a mild winter, Maryland’s black bears are starting to leave their winter slumber to search for food. Natural food sources for bears — such as plants, berries, and insects — are in short supply until later in the spring, so bears are looking for anything that smells like  Read the Rest…