Maryland Wildlife News

Low-cost apprentice hunting licenses now availableThe Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now offering a new hunting license for first-time hunters. ... “Hunters remain the primary source of revenue for conservation initiatives and are critical to the state's wildlife management ... [...]
Thu, Aug 24, 2017
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Projects focus on non-point source nitrogen pollution, VOC emission detection and harmful algal blooms.Southwest Farm PressDetecting Sensitive Aquatic Species using Environmental DNA (West Virginia, Maryland., Pennsylvania) - EPA will work with the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and Pennsylvania Department of ... [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017
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2017-18 Chesapeake Conservation Corps class announcedDundalk Eagle (blog)... Maryland Department of Natural Resources, BGE and others in the Exelon family, and the National Park Service. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, ... [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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Electric Light & PowerCommunity Engagement: How a Power Station's Cooling Lake Fires Up Fishers for CharityElectric Light & PowerEventually, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) acquired the lake from Commonwealth Edison in 1999 under the landmark Open Land Trust, and it has served the plant and the community well ever since as a destination for fishing, boating ... [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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2017-18 Chesapeake Conservation Corps Class AnnouncedPatch.com... Maryland Department of Natural Resources, BGE and others in the Exelon family, and the National Park Service. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, ... [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
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DMR's Sea Run Fisheries Division gets new headThe Ellsworth AmericanAUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Marine Resources has announced the hiring of Sean Ledwin as the new director of the department's Sea Run Fisheries and Habitat Division. Ledwin takes over for Oliver Cox, who left DMR for a position with the U.S. Fish ... [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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MarylandReporter.comBuy a piece of the Potomac River? Three islands for saleMarylandReporter.comMaryland already owns several islands in the river, from Montgomery County to the North Branch of the river 150 miles upstream. The state manages these islands collectively as the Islands of the Potomac Wildlife Management Area, according to DNR ... [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
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Herald-Mail MediaBeware: Summer can bring poisonous snakebitesHerald-Mail MediaAlthough snakes can be dangerous, they can be a positive part of the environment, said Gregg Bortz, chief public information officer for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. “Snakes are a beneficial component of Maryland's natural habitat ... [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
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MarylandReporter.comBuy a piece of the Potomac River? Three islands for saleMarylandReporter.comMaryland already owns several islands in the river, from Montgomery County to the North Branch of the river 150 miles upstream. The state manages these islands collectively as the Islands of the Potomac Wildlife Management Area, according to DNR ... [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
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American Hunter (press release) (blog)First Light: Hunters for the HungryAmerican Hunter (press release) (blog)Did you know there are 13.7 million hunters in the United States alone, according the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation? Did you know ... The NRA also has a smaller role in HFH where ... [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
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PentagramNavy helps protect waterfront property through REPIPentagramIn this case, the Navy partnered with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and St. Mary's County and contributed approximately $384,000 to the $1.8 million deal. The property, now owned and managed by St. Mary's County, was purchased in fee ...and more [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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Navy Helps Protect St. Mary's Waterfront Property Through REPISouthern Maryland OnlineIn this case, the Navy partnered with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and St. Mary's County and contributed approximately $384,000 to the $1.8 million deal. The property, now owned and managed by St. Mary's County, was purchased in fee ... [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
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