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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Press Releases

386 Press Releases
  • Published on October 21, 2021 - 20:10 GMT

    Fall Foliage Report for October 21, 2021

    October 21, 2021 It’s mid-October here in Maryland and we have something to offer every fall foliage enthusiast. Crossing our state from west to east, you will experience it all — glorious autumn jewel tones decorating the skyline in the west —breathtaking …

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  • Published on October 20, 2021 - 22:43 GMT

    Maryland Fishing Report – October 20

    Bergen Kline certainly was thrilled to catch this 41-inch northern pike at Deep Creek Lake recently while fishing with his dad. Photo by Sean Kline This week is an exciting time for family and friends to be out fishing and enjoying the outdoors, as daytime …

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  • Published on October 18, 2021 - 19:32 GMT

    Fall Hunting for Small Game and Turkey Offers Abundant Opportunities

    October 18, 2021 Maryland’s ‘Other’ Hunts Provide Active Enjoyment Photo by Ranger Elena Gilroy, Maryland Department of Natural Resources The Maryland Department of Natural Resources remind hunters that squirrel, rabbit, fall turkey, and other seasons are …

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  • Published on October 18, 2021 - 13:18 GMT

    State Nursery Has Trees Available for Spring 2022

    October 18, 2021 Time is Now to Plan Spring Planting Photo by Stephen Badger, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Orders are being accepted for the spring 2022 planting season for shrubs and trees from the John S. Ayton State Tree Nursery, managed by …

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  • Published on October 15, 2021 - 21:23 GMT

    Secretary’s Message: October 2021

    October 15, 2021 Positive Change for Maryland’s Outdoors Cunningham Falls State Park in fall. Photo by Stephen Badger, Maryland DNR Maryland’s landscape is starting to showcase the vibrant colors of fall. Along with cooler, more pleasant weather, it is a …

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  • Published on October 15, 2021 - 14:58 GMT

    Chesapeake Bay 2021 Young-of-Year Survey Results Announced

    October 15, 2021 Striped Bass Reproduction Below Average, Other Species Strong in Rivers The Department of Natural Resources has monitored the annual reproductive success of striped bass in Maryland’s portion of Chesapeake Bay since 1954. Photo by Stephen …

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  • Published on October 15, 2021 - 12:23 GMT

    Natural Resources Police Report — September 2021

    October 15, 2021 The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) filed charges in September for a variety of conservation law violations including boating while intoxicated, possessing live snakeheads, illegal fishing and hunting, and selling potentially …

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  • Published on October 14, 2021 - 21:12 GMT

    Fall Foliage Report for October 14, 2021

    October 14, 2021 Here we are, mid-October, and reports indicate that the leaves are dropping quickly. With wet conditions the past few days and some wind in the forecast for the weekend we may see significant leaf loss through the next week. Fall seems to …

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  • Published on October 13, 2021 - 19:11 GMT

    Maryland Fishing Report – October 13

    Carson Hoffmaster seems to be all tied up with this large crab while sorting the catch with his dad. Photo by Brad Hoffmaster Children always offer a different window into our world, certainly a simpler type of fun and excitement. This could not be truer …

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  • Published on October 11, 2021 - 13:18 GMT

    Deer Muzzleloader Season Set to Open Oct. 21

    October 11, 2021 Popular Season is Great Way to Enjoy Maryland’s Outdoors  Instructors teach how to load and fire a muzzleloader at a 2018 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop. Photo by James Mackey, Maryland Department of Natural Resources The Maryland …

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  • Published on October 7, 2021 - 19:53 GMT

    Fall Foliage Report for October 7, 2021

    October 7, 2021 Here we go folks, we’re seeing more color out west and the rest of the state is being blanketed in subtle yellows and reds. In the far western portions of the state our reports are indicating we’re at the mid-point, especially in the higher …

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  • Published on October 7, 2021 - 16:37 GMT

    Natural Resources Police Awards Officers for Exceptional Service

    October 7, 2021 Conservation Officers Cited for Going Beyond the Call of Duty Col. Adrian Baker (left) and Lt. Col. Robert Kersey (right) presented a Superintendent’s Commendation to Sgt. Benjamin Lillard, along with his partner K-9 Rider. Lillard also …

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  • Published on October 6, 2021 - 20:21 GMT

    Maryland Fishing Report – October 6

    Lyla Jones went fishing last weekend with her dad and grandfather (along with a a furry friend) and they all had a wonderful time together. Photo by Joe Garrett Early fall offers a wonderful opportunity to spend time outdoors with family and friends, …

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  • Published on October 4, 2021 - 13:21 GMT

    Maryland Black Bear Activity Increasing in Fall Months

    October 4, 2021 Residents Reminded to Take Common-Sense Precautions Photo by Ryan Van Nosdeln The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds residents that black bears are beginning a period of increased feeding activity in preparation for winter …

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  • Published on October 1, 2021 - 13:20 GMT

    Applications Open for 2022 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants

    October 1, 2021 $320,000 Available for Community Beautification, Greening, and Environmental Initiatives Living Classrooms Foundation was a recipient of a 2021 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grant. Maryland DNR photo Forever Maryland, in partnership with the …

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  • Published on September 30, 2021 - 18:56 GMT

    Fall Foliage Report – September 30, 2021

    September 30, 2021 With cool evenings and crisp mornings you can feel the change in the air. The leaves are responding to this change in the weather, and colors are starting to show. This week we even have some citizen reports and it’s looking like there’s …

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  • Published on September 30, 2021 - 18:56 GMT

    Fall Wildlife Activity Increases Drivers’ Collision Risk

    September 30, 2021 Maryland Motorists Should Remain Alert for Deer Photo by Chauntell Hawkins Deer mating season is right around the corner, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds motorists to be vigilant. During this time deer travel …

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  • Published on September 30, 2021 - 18:56 GMT

    Intentional Balloon Releases Banned in Maryland

    September 30, 2021 New State Law will Reduce Plastic Pollution that Degrades Waterways and Threatens Animal Life Maryland DNR photo The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) remind Marylanders that …

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  • Published on September 29, 2021 - 20:19 GMT

    Maryland Fishing Report – September 29

    Angler Alex Morgan caught a 28-inch Spanish mackerel in the Chesapeake Bay on September 18. Photo courtesy of Alex Morgan. As September fades into October, cooling temperatures will bring on more true fall-like fishing conditions. Anglers in the upper …

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  • Published on September 28, 2021 - 14:15 GMT

    Hispanic Heritage Environmental Festival at Sandy Point Oct. 2

    September 28, 2021 Event Continues Outreach to Grow Stewardship and Involvement Photo by Stephen Badger, Maryland Department of Natural Resources In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sandy Point State Park will host a Hispanic Heritage Environmental …

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