Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Type: Organization
Name: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

DCR appoints new supervisor to state forest

Virginia Dautreuil, 35, is the new superintendent of the 5,343-acre Manuel F. Correllus State Forest. She fills the position left vacant by the unexpected death of John J. Varkonda in late December at the age of 55 after 26 years in the job. The Massachusetts ... [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

MD Blue Crab Harvest Lowest In Last 24 Years

MARYLAND - If you're looking to feast on crabs this summer, be prepared to dish out a lot of cash. A new report says this year's harvest is the lowest in the last 24 years.It's one of Maryland's most cherished treasures. The sweet taste of blue crabs, ... [Published WMDT ABC-47 - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Snowy Owl Influx Spawns Wildlife Initiative

In the last few years, thousands of snowy owls have migrated south from their home in the Arctic. Veterinarians at the Maryland Zoo are collaborating with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to rehabilitate an injured female owl, and are ... [Published Mercola - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Body found near Weems Creek Bridge in Annapolis

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police are recovering a body found Sunday morning along Weems Creek in Annapolis .About 11 a.m. Sunday, a witness spotted the body at Weems Creek Bridge, a drawbridge at Ridgely Avenue, police said. When recovered, ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Divers Find Body of Missing Swimmer at Patapsco Valley State Park

Divers have found the body of a swimmer who was reported missing on July 4 at the Patapsco Valley State Park.Maryland Department of Natural Resources police said Alvaro Rivadineira Ordonez, 27, of Cheverly, Md., was with his church group when he went ... [Published NBC Washington DC - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Body of Missing Man Found in Patapsco River: Police

The body of the afternoon while swimming at Patapso Valley State Park was recovered Saturday, according to WBAL.Alvaro L. Rivadineira Ordonez, 27, of Cheverly, was located by Maryland Department of Natural Resources personnel around 1 p.m. on Saturday, ... [Published Catonsville Patch - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Body of missing swimmer recovered in Md.

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:CATONSVILLE, Maryland — Divers have recovered the body of a man who went missing while swimming in Patapsco Valley State Park.Maryland Department of Natural Resources police ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Somerset County sets fines for violations to open air burn bans

PRINCESS ANNE — Each year there seems to be the inevitable spell of dry weather that results in county officials declaring a ban on outdoor burning. The Somerset County Commissioners recently authorized the Sheriff’s Office to impose a $50 fine on those ... [Published Maryland Newszap - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

New boat ramp restroom damaged

advertisementJust about one week after the St. Mary’s County commissioners cut a ribbon on a new building at a boat ramp, the facilities were vandalized last month.The St. Mary’s sheriff’s office reported the June 24 incident where “unknown suspect(s) ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 3 reports

NOAA, Partners Predict an Average 'Dead Zone' for Gulf of Mexico; Slightly Above­ Average Hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay

Scientists are expecting an average, but still large, hypoxic or "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico this year, and slightly above-average hypoxia in the Chesapeake Bay.NOAA-supported modeling is forecasting this year's Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone to cover ... [Published U.S. Geological Survey - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 4 reports

Laurel Man Arrested for Firing Shotgun at Snake

While wildlife experts say there have been some sightings of poisonous copperhead snakes in the Laurel area recently, residents who kill snakes in their yards are breaking state law.And firing a gun to kill a snake will get you arrested.Laurel Police ... [Published Greenbelt Patch - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 3 reports

Police capture black bear that climbed tree at NIH

Police corralled and captured a juvenile black bear Thursday that had climbed a tree on the grounds of the National Institute of Health in Bethesda. The rescue attempt took a few hours, giving Twitter users time to create two separate parody accounts ... [Published Washington Times - Jun 20 2014]

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"We didn't have crabs to grow into the fishery to be adult spawning age crabs for the 2014 survey" Maryland Department of Natural Resources Blue Crab Program Manager Brenda Davis said
"There is a perpetual confusion because of Cunningham Falls State Park and Catoctin Mountain Park" Poole said
"The Oyster Recovery Partnership has led the way in efforts to protect and preserve the regional oyster population, and we're proud to continue our partnership with ORP that highlights our company commitment to environmental stewardship through this volunteer effort" said Steve Schwalb, vice president of environmental sustainability at Perdue
"Amphibians are good indicators of how we're treating the planet. At a global level, over 30 percent of the world's amphibians are in decline, primarily"

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DCR appoints new supervisor to state forest [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - 11 hours ago]
MD Blue Crab Harvest Lowest In Last 24 Years [Published WMDT ABC-47 - Jul 08 2014]
Snowy Owl Influx Spawns Wildlife Initiative [Published Mercola - Jul 08 2014]
Body found near Weems Creek Bridge in Annapolis [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 06 2014]
Divers Find Body of Missing Swimmer at Patapsco... [Published NBC Washington DC - Jul 06 2014]
Body of Missing Man Found in Patapsco River: Po... [Published Catonsville Patch - Jul 06 2014]
Body of missing swimmer recovered in Md. [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 05 2014]
Enter the 2014 Maryland Natural Resources Photo... [Published Maryland Newszap - Jul 05 2014]
Somerset County sets fines for violations to op... [Published Maryland Newszap - Jul 05 2014]
New boat ramp restroom damaged [Published SoMdNews.com - Jul 04 2014]
City: narrow the street to save the trees [Published Lancaster Online - Jul 04 2014]
Thurmont to receive $148K for Trolley Trail [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 02 2014]
Perdue Farms volunteers and Oyster Recovery Par... [Published Noodls - Jun 29 2014]
Volunteer on a Summer Science Project [Published Washington Parent - Jun 28 2014]
Restoring the Bay's Oyster Population [Published WBOC TV 16 - Jun 27 2014]
Cove Point Fracked Gas Export Facility vs. Safe... [Published Greenpeace USA - Jun 27 2014]
State Eyes Regs For Jetpack Water Rentals [Published Maryland Coast Dispatch - Jun 27 2014]
¿Qué pasa ? Rain Gardens [Published Odenton Patch - Jun 26 2014]
New Monocacy Battlefield trails open just in ti... [Published Frederick News-Post - Jun 26 2014]
VMRC reduces crab pot catch limits [Published Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal - Jun 26 2014]
Researchers predict average Gulf of Mexico hypo... [Published Green Car Congress - Jun 25 2014]
Virginia acts to cut female blue crab harvest [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Jun 25 2014]
NOAA, Partners Predict an Average 'Dead Zone' f... [Published U.S. Geological Survey - Jun 25 2014]
Scientists predict above-average dead zone for ... [Published Chesapeake Bay Program - Jun 25 2014]
U-M and partners predict average Gulf of Mexico... [Published University of Michigan - Jun 25 2014]
Record turnout at Battie Mixon Fishing Rodeo [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jun 24 2014]
Neighborhood tries to reclaim former Goucher ca... [Published Explore Baltimore County - Jun 24 2014]
Laurel Man Arrested for Firing Shotgun at Snake [Published Greenbelt Patch - Jun 24 2014]
Laurel man arrested for using shotgun to kill s... [Published Washington Times - Jun 24 2014]
Laurel man charged for firing gun to kill snake [Published Baltimore Sun - Jun 23 2014]
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