Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Type: Organization
Name: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

DNR announces 2014-2015 late waterfowl seasons

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources finalized the 2014-2015 late waterfowl seasons after reviewing all public comment and consulting with members of the Wildlife Advisory Commission and Migratory Game Bird Advisory Committee.The highlights i ... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Will offer more access to the bay

advertisementA new waterfront park in St. Mary’s County is intended to provide more access to the Chesapeake Bay and also to protect the airspace of Patuxent River Naval Air Station.St. Mary’s County government, the U.S. Navy and the Maryland Department ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Big hand for a tiny turtle

America's tiniest turtle is getting a helping hand from Uncle Sam.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week it is giving the Maryland Department of Natural Resources $153,321 to protect the bog turtle, which at just three to four inches long ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Maryland's DNR to Host 'Day to Serve' Projects

MARYLAND - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is participating in the multi-state "Day to Serve" volunteer effort kicking off Thursday.DNR says they're hosting a number of service projects, from a statewide food drive to State Park cleanups. ... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Meeting on ‘fracking’ scheduled

advertisementCitizens for a Better Charles County extends an invitation to county residents to attend its annual meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Jaycees center at 3090 Crain Highway in Waldorf.The theme of this year’s meeting is hydraulic fracturing, ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Species Risk Assessment Tools: Science and Policy Applications

In recent years, efforts to proactively identify potentially harmful species have become increasingly sophisticated. Since weed risk assessment (WRA) methodologies were introduced in 1999, scientists have worked to increase their accuracy and sophistication, ... [Published Environmental Law Institute - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Md. DNR backs off on expanded Sunday hunting

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is putting expanded Sunday hunting opportunities in western Maryland on hold. The agency said Friday that a dispute over the proper procedure for implementing the regulations means ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Bear hunting lottery

There will be 450 Maryland bear hunting permits awarded by way of a computer-based lottery set to take place sometime Wednesday. The winners will be listed by their DNR identification numbers on the Maryland Department of Natural Resources web site ( ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 3 reports

5 injured in Maryland boat explosion

Five people were injured following a boat explosion in Maryland yesterday, according to MyFoxDC.com .According to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the explosion occurred around 2 p.m. as the boat pulled from a dock in Ocean Pines, Md.Ocean ... [Published York Daily Record - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ hampers shellfish production

, 4:58 pmThe so called “dead zone” that happens ever year in Chesapeake Bay, in the US states os Maryland and Virginia, is particularly bad this year.That means less shellfish available from this typically high producing region.Bruce Michael, with the ... [Published Undercurrent News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

After respite, Bay's 'dead zone' back with a vengeance

July storm caused temporary improvement in water qualityAfter an early-summer respite, the Chesapeake Bay's "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water has rebounded to above-average size. (Kim Hairston, 2012 / August 25, 2014)RelatedSlightly bigger Chesapeake ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Become a Master Naturalist

A new Master Naturalist Training program is still accepting applications.The next session begins Sept. 8, and runs through Dec. 8. Classes are on Mondays, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.The course fee is $250 per person. Classes will be taught at Catoctin Creek Nature ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 24 2014]

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...education about how climate change will affect our families and communities," said Karen Akerlof, the lead investigator at George Mason University. "Regardless, most citizens support proposed actions to protect the State against sea-level rise and other climate change impacts."
"Oh, that," Anderson said dismissively. "It's supposed to scare the raccoons that used the dog doors to get into the house. It didn't work. I kept finding them in the kitchen, so I just close the door flaps at night."
"From September 11 to the 28, we're urging Marylanders from across our state to come together and serve," said Governor Martin O'Malley. "When you choose to participate in Day to Serve you help feed the hungry, improve our neighborhoods, and clean up green spaces in and around our communities."
For information about the historical economic impact of the MIPS program, an independent study titled "An Analysis of the Impacts of MIPS Program Spending and the Commercialization of MIPS Funded Projects on the State of Maryland" by Richard Clinch, from the Jacob France Institute at the University of Baltimore, is available online

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Bay Program Partners Invite Watershed Groups, C... [Published Chesapeake Bay Program - 4 hours ago]
Flooding from storm surge would threaten D.C. i... [Published Washington Post - 23 hours ago]
DNR: Most Americans Want Government Action on C... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Sep 15 2014]
Home & Garden: Harwood greenhouse is a bloomin'... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
DNR announces 2014-2015 late waterfowl seasons [Published Maryland Bay Net - Sep 15 2014]
DNR announces 2014-2015 early migratory game bi... [Published Maryland Newszap - Sep 14 2014]
Shale Gas Public Health Meeting Set [Published Deep Creek Blog - Sep 12 2014]
Will offer more access to the bay [Published SoMdNews.com - Sep 12 2014]
New liquor law unenforceable, says state’s atto... [Published SoMdNews.com - Sep 12 2014]
Big hand for a tiny turtle [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 11 2014]
Maryland's DNR to Host 'Day to Serve' Projects [Published WBOC TV 16 - Sep 10 2014]
Pawpaws a big draw at Rockville festival [Published Gazette.net - Sep 10 2014]
Meeting on ‘fracking’ scheduled [Published SoMdNews.com - Sep 10 2014]
Biologists net ‘ripe’ sturgeon on Nanticoke tri... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 10 2014]
MIPS awards favor chicken poop [Published Maryland Daily Record - Sep 09 2014]
UMD Program Approves 18 Technology Development ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 09 2014]
UMD Program Approves 18 Technology Development ... [Published Market Pulse Navigator - Sep 09 2014]
Bay dead zone made big comeback in August [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 09 2014]
Md. party boats busted for operating without a ... [Published Professional Mariner - Sep 08 2014]
Species Risk Assessment Tools: Science and Poli... [Published Environmental Law Institute - Sep 08 2014]
Playgrounds Mark First Milestone in Sykesville,... [Published Eldersburg Patch - Sep 07 2014]
Two watermen plead guilty in striped bass poach... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 05 2014]
Md. DNR backs off on expanded Sunday hunting [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 05 2014]
Watermen, Dorchester Council Concerned About Oy... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Sep 05 2014]
Maldives nominated - Seafood Champions Award [Published Haveeru Daily Online - Sep 05 2014]
Maryland Department of Agriculture Issues Notic... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 04 2014]
State approves funding for fire tanker, Rocky G... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 04 2014]
Watch out: It’s copperhead birthing season [Published Washington Post - Sep 04 2014]
North Little Rock ordinance off mark [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 04 2014]
Task force looking for ways to control invasive... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Sep 04 2014]
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