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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Press Releases

636 Press Releases
  • Published on November 30, 2022 - 22:27 GMT

    2023-2024 Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest Winner Announced

    November 30, 2022 Second-time Winner Takes 49th Annual Competition “Marsh Buddies,” painting by Gerry Putt. Maryland Department of Natural Resources image. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce that Gerry Putt won this year’s …

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  • Published on November 30, 2022 - 22:26 GMT

    Maryland Fishing Report – November 30

    Largemouth bass, photo by Nathan Fernandez If you dress warmly there are plenty of fishing opportunities this week. There is good fishing for striped bass along with freshwater species like largemouth bass. Offshore in the Atlantic Ocean, fishing for sea …

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  • Published on November 23, 2022 - 22:58 GMT

    Maryland Fishing Report – November 23

    Photo by Monty Hawkins Everyone at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources wishes you a pleasant and warm Thanksgiving holiday. More than a few anglers will slip out for a little fishing before the big celebration or on the weekend. There are plenty …

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  • Published on November 21, 2022 - 16:58 GMT

    DNR Accepting Recipes Wild Maryland: The Holiday Edition

    November 21, 2022 Marylanders Encouraged to Submit Holiday Recipes Featuring Foods Fished, Foraged, and Hunted Roast Goose with Dumplings by Gabrielle Perret, from the Wild Maryland online cookbook. Maryland DNR photo The Maryland Department of Natural …

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  • Published on November 18, 2022 - 00:06 GMT

    Fall Foliage Report – November 17, 2022

    November 17, 2022 Western Maryland the week of October 13 – Photo by Melissa Nash “Autumn doesn’t always promise that winter will come, but she works hard until every colored leaf has reached its destination.” Terri Guillemets Fall 2022: A Year for the …

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  • Published on November 16, 2022 - 21:28 GMT

    Maryland Fishing Report – November 16

    Photo by Travis Long Colder temperatures have anglers bundling up to enjoy the good fishing available for a variety of species that are still being caught this fall. Anglers can now be seen dressed in duck hunting garb, gloves, knee boots, or similar warm …

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  • Published on November 16, 2022 - 18:41 GMT

    Final Chesapeake Bay Hypoxia Report for 2022

    November 16, 2022 Bay Dissolved Oxygen Conditions Better Than Average Water monitoring data collected by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Old Dominion University show that dissolved oxygen conditions in the Chesapeake Bay mainstem of …

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  • Published on November 15, 2022 - 17:06 GMT

    Maryland’s Deer Firearms Hunting Season Opens Nov. 26

    November 15, 2022 Popular Season Helps Significantly to Manage the Deer Population  Photo by Tim Ray, submitted to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the two-week firearms …

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  • Published on November 11, 2022 - 14:13 GMT

    Maryland Reports Strong 2022 Early Deer Season Results

    November 11, 2022 Early Muzzleloader and Archery Harvests Increase 24% Sika deer, photo by Brian Griffith The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reports that hunters harvested 20,220 deer during the early portion of the 2022 archery and muzzleloader …

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  • Published on November 10, 2022 - 21:23 GMT

    Fall Foliage Report – November 10, 2022

    November 10, 2022 The close of autumn is upon us in Maryland. The western and northern regions of our state are covered with fallen leaves, crackly forest floors, and bare trees indicating fall’s passing. However, there are still fall destinations and …

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  • Published on November 9, 2022 - 22:15 GMT

    Maryland Fishing Report – November 9

    Kaelyn O’Hop has a good reason to smile as she holds up this great-looking striped bass she caught recently. Photo by Travis Long Chilly nights and pleasant days are heralding late fall, and anglers are trading their lighter clothing for more substantial …

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  • Published on November 7, 2022 - 15:12 GMT

    Managed Waterfowl Hunt in Garrett County in Late November

    November 7, 2022 Hunters Can Apply for Blind Sites at Deep Creek and Broadford Lakes Canada geese flying over Deep Creek Lake, photo by Glenn Thompson, submitted to the 2021 Maryland Natural Resource Photo Contest. The Maryland Department of Natural …

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  • Published on November 4, 2022 - 16:02 GMT

    Fall Foliage Report – November 4, 2022

    November 4, 2022 The red in our Fall Foliage map is inching its way across Maryland, picking up six additional counties and Baltimore City, all reporting peak conditions as we enter November. Perhaps most surprising this week are reports of peak conditions …

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  • Published on November 3, 2022 - 15:13 GMT

    Secretary’s Message – November 2022

    November 3, 2022 Park Quests are Completed, but the Adventure Continues Photo by Anthony DePanise, Maryland State House The beginning of November marks the end of Park Quest, the Maryland Park Service’s annual program geared toward youth and families. Many …

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  • Published on November 2, 2022 - 19:22 GMT

    Maryland Hunters Harvest 103 Black Bears for 2022 Season

    November 2, 2022 Hunt Success Bolstered by Good Weather, Additional Day Photo by Bob Geary The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported that hunters harvested 103 black bears during the state’s 19th annual black bear hunt held Oct. 24-29 in …

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  • Published on November 2, 2022 - 19:22 GMT

    Maryland’s Junior Deer Hunt Opens November 12

    November 2, 2022 Prime Time for Adult Hunters to Pass On the Traditions of Deer Hunting Photo by Mathew Doged The Maryland Department of Natural Resources encourages experienced deer hunters to take advantage of the upcoming Junior Deer Hunting Days to …

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  • Published on November 2, 2022 - 19:22 GMT

    Maryland Fishing Report – November 2

    Photo by Rich Watts There is a wide variety of fishing opportunities this week for Maryland anglers. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has stocked trout in many put-and-take waters, including ponds that are ideal for taking out younger anglers. …

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  • Published on October 27, 2022 - 23:58 GMT

    Fall Foliage Report – October 27, 2022

    October 27, 2022 The majority of our state is resplendent in fall color right now, with most of Maryland’s counties experiencing peak or near-peak conditions. Our resident photographers are capturing the moment, producing these gorgeous shots from Rocky …

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  • Published on October 27, 2022 - 17:08 GMT

    Maryland State Tree Nursery Has Trees Available for Spring 2023

    October 27, 2022 Multiple Species for Planting Ready to Order Loblolly pine (pictured here) and many other species are grown at the John S. Ayton State Tree Nursery. Maryland DNR photo Orders are being accepted for the spring 2023 planting season for …

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  • Published on October 27, 2022 - 17:08 GMT

    State Record Smooth Dogfish Caught in Atlantic Ocean

    October 27, 2022 Pennsylvania Angler Reels in 18-Pound Shark at Ocean City Fay Gaster with her record smooth dogfish. Photo by Captain John Forman Fay Gaster of Reading, Pennsylvania has been officially recognized by the Maryland Department of Natural …

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