Maryland Wildlife News

My Eastern ShoreMaryland Farm Bureau holds annual conventionMy Eastern ShoreThe three-day convention featured presentations, awards, elections and discussions to educate members on farm bureau activities and the agricultural industry. Fry, U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, Nationwide Insurance Board member Dan Kelley, Maryland ... [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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The Star DemocratMd. Farm Bureau holds annual conventionThe Star DemocratFunding for this project is partly grant money from Maryland DNR and partly EQIP's local funding pool. In 2010, a heavy use area walkway was constructed along with fencing to provide stable, erosion-free access to the barnyard. Several years later, a ...and more [...]
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
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Southern Maryland News NetMuzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Reopens Dec. 16Southern Maryland News NetThe second portion of Maryland's muzzleloader deer hunting season is set to open Dec. 16. Hunters who possess a valid hunting license and a muzzleloader stamp from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources may use muzzleloading firearms to hunt ...and more [...]
Sat, Dec 09, 2017
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The Chesapeake Bay JournalBiologist fighting uphill battle to get eelways built on Potomac damsThe Chesapeake Bay JournalA U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service eel survey conducted several years ago suggested that the Washington Aqueduct and dam, operated by the Army Corps of Engineers to supply water to the District of Columbia and surrounding suburbs, may be taking a toll on ...and more [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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Biologist fighting uphill battle to get eelways built on Potomac damsThe Chesapeake Bay JournalDecades ago, as Ed Enamait and other biologists surveyed the Potomac River for walleye, smallmouth bass, muskie and other freshwater game fish, they discovered a disturbing trend. Building an eel passage at Dam No. 4 turned out to be more expensive ... [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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WAMU 88.5Why Does A City As Dense As DC Have So Much Wildlife?WAMU 88.5The incident, a few years ago, was the last confirmed bear sighting in the District, though hardly the last sighting of urban wildlife. But how could a bear even end up wandering through the nation's capital? Like anyone coming into the city, wild ... [...]
Thu, Dec 07, 2017
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The Exponent Telegram (press release)Little owl gets quarter-century of attentionThe Exponent Telegram (press release)Dodge came to Garrett County in 1987, around the same time that Brinker started working for the Maryland DNR. “He contacted me in the late fall of 1990,” Dodge said. “He said, 'How would you like to work on Northern saw-whet owls?' And I said, 'Sure ... [...]
Thu, Dec 07, 2017
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Washington PostEagle poisoned with lead treated by DC animal welfare groupWashington PostShe said the eagle was brought to her group Tuesday by an officer with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources who found it in Nanjemoy, in Southern Maryland. She said the bird was found in woods, sitting on its haunches, about 100 feet from a ...and more [...]
Wed, Dec 06, 2017
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Opening weekend reports harvest of 13514 deerBuckmasters OnlineHunters reported harvesting 13,514 deer on the opening weekend of Maryland's 2017 firearm season, the state's most popular hunting season. The total includes 6,242 antlered and 7,272 antlerless deer, with sika deer comprising 201 of the antlered and ... [...]
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
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Opening weekend reports harvest of 13514 deerBuckmasters OnlineHunters reported harvesting 13,514 deer on the opening weekend of Maryland's 2017 firearm season, the state's most popular hunting season. The total includes 6,242 antlered and 7,272 antlerless deer, with sika deer comprising 201 of the antlered and ...and more [...]
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
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Opening weekend reports harvest of 13514 deerBuckmasters OnlineHunters reported harvesting 13,514 deer on the opening weekend of Maryland's 2017 firearm season, the state's most popular hunting season. The total includes 6,242 antlered and 7,272 antlerless deer, with sika deer comprising 201 of the antlered and ...and more [...]
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
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Baltimore SunIf you love deer, you've got to love huntingBaltimore SunI have never shot an animal. I don't own a firearm or archery equipment. I fish, and I've considered deer hunting, but I've never cleared the early hurdles: the expense of buying the gear and the time required to hone the necessary skills. It's a ...and more [...]
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
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