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Species of Carnivorous Plant Found in Maryland

Dwarf Sundew Expands its Range North Botanists from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy recently confirmed the discovery of a new plant species in Maryland — the dwarf sundew (Drosera brevifolia). Local volunteer botanist Chase Howard discovered and reported the plant growing in open areas with wet, peaty sand in Worcester  Read the Rest…






Army Corps Kicks Off Ocean City Inlet Navigation Improvement Project

Public Meeting to be Scheduled for Spring The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement Feb. 14 to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial  Read the Rest…


$2.1 Million Approved for Rural Legacy Program

Conservation Easements Protect Farmland and Watersheds The Board of Public Works today approved Rural Legacy Program grants totaling $2.1 million that will provide dedicated state funding to permanently protect working farms and forests, and provide vegetative stream buffers to improve water quality and bolster climate resilience in designated areas across the state. Working through local governments and  Read the Rest…





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AccessDNR August 2019

The August 2019 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Gregg Bortz.

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