Maryland Department of Natural Resources

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Name: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" particularly bad this August affecting fish and crabs

WASHINGTON, It's called the dead zone and while it happens every year in the Chesapeake Bay, this August it's particularly bad, affecting fish and shellfish that make their way to dinner tables.Bruce Michael, with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, ... [Published Seafood.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Addressing concerns of Potomac bass anglers

advertisementI read with much interest the column from outdoors writer James Drake in the Aug. 20 edition of the Maryland Independent titled “Bass are in big trouble in the Potomac.”As one of the Maryland commissioners to the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, ... [Published SoMdNews.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Berlin Awarded Substantial Stormwater Grants

Photo Courtesy Town of Berlin BERLIN , Md.- Berlin Mayor Gee Williams announced this week that the town recently received more than $1.9 million in grant funding for stormwater improvements from three government agencies.“We have been addressing our ... [Published WBOC TV 16 - 18 hours ago]
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 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Slightly bigger Chesapeake 'dead zone' seen this summer

Scientists are predicting that the Chesapeake Bay's oxygen-starved "dead zone" will be slightly larger than average this summer.Using computer modeling underwritten by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , researchers forecast that by ... [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]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

DNR announces 2014-2015 early migratory game bird seasons

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources  announced the 2014-2015 early migratory game bird hunting seasons. Dove season marks the traditional start of hunting activity each year in Maryland.Dove, split seasonFirst Season: September 1 – October 11 ... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And Knives

Asian carp, battered and fried. As the fish makes its unwelcome way up the Mississippi River, chefs are trying to get people to eat to beat it back. Louisiana Sea Grant/Flickr hide captioni toggle caption Louisiana Sea Grant/FlickrAdd kitchen knives ... [Published NPR - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Salisbury Seeks Grant To Fund Skate Park’s Second Phase

A rendering of the new Salisbury Skate Park is pictured. Rendering by Pillas Design StudiosSALISBURY – The city moved forward this week in applying for state funding to complete Salisbury’s new skate park.Under the City Council’s consent agenda this week ... [Published Maryland Coast Dispatch - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Father/Daughter Duo to Offer Photography Workshop

Garrett County Arts Council will offer a creative photography workshop August 23-24. Zoom from Creative to Manual Photography is the title of the class that will take place during two sessions the in August. The instructors for the class are Neal and ... [Published Deep Creek Blog - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Design for western Md. ATV trail in review

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it's making progress on a new, off-road vehicle trail in far western Maryland. Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto tells the Cumberland Times-News (http://bit.ly/1korZak ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Trapping instruction scheduled

HERRINGTON MANOR —A trapper education course will be taught by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources on Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Herrington Manor State Park’s Lakehouse.Register before Sept. 5 at by calling 301-777-2136.A workbook will ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 30 2014]

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"This runs from right around the BayBay Bridge to the Potomac River" he says
Don Scavia, a University of Michigan aquatic ecologist involved in the forecasts, said they "remind federal and state policy makers that insufficient progress is being made" in reducing nutrient pollution
..."There is an attrition of viable sperm over time, as well," Davis says. "The single-mating makes blue crabs different from other crustaceans, like opilio crab, king crab, lobsters, which live to be much older and are capable of mating each year after maturity."
...in the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland," said Genevieve LaRouche, Supervisor, U S Fish and Wildlife ServiceWildlife Service Chesapeake Bay Field Office. "This partnership illustrates the important role of local groups and landowners in the conservation of our rare native wildlife."

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Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" particularly bad thi... [Published Seafood.com - 1 hour ago]
Planning commission delays code amendment [Published SoMdNews.com - 2 hours ago]
Bay's dead zone grows, affects crabs, fish [Published WTOP - 3 hours ago]
Addressing concerns of Potomac bass anglers [Published SoMdNews.com - 8 hours ago]
Berlin Awarded Substantial Stormwater Grants [Published WBOC TV 16 - 18 hours ago]
Slightly bigger Chesapeake 'dead zone' seen thi... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
After respite, Bay's 'dead zone' back with a ve... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
After respite, Bay's 'dead zone' back with a ve... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 26 2014]
Three properties near Pax River Naval Air Stati... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Aug 24 2014]
Become a Master Naturalist [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 24 2014]
Deer archery season to open September 5 [Published Maryland Bay Net - Aug 23 2014]
DNR announces 2014-2015 early migratory game bi... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Aug 22 2014]
Potomac River Watch for this weekend [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 22 2014]
Chefs hope to get area hooked on local fish, su... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Aug 22 2014]
Parishioners want Newtowne Neck kept quiet and ... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 22 2014]
Striped bass public hearing date set [Published Cecil Whig - Aug 22 2014]
More harm than good from crab ban, experts say [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 21 2014]
Threatened Beetle Protected by Girl Scouts of t... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Aug 19 2014]
Watermen Prepare for Menhaden Bycatch Limits [Published WBOC TV 16 - Aug 19 2014]
Fighting (Tasty) Invasive Fish With Forks And K... [Published NPR - Aug 17 2014]
Copperhead awarness and education [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 17 2014]
Butterflies are vanishing [Published Oman Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
The days grow shorter, and still no butterflies [Published Beaver County Times - Aug 15 2014]
Bear sighted at Myersville Burger King [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 15 2014]
Salisbury Seeks Grant To Fund Skate Park’s Seco... [Published Maryland Coast Dispatch - Aug 15 2014]
County moves forward with zoning amendments [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 13 2014]
The Maryland Black Bear Lottery is Open [Published Deep Creek Blog - Aug 13 2014]
ASMFC board proposes changes to striped bass ma... [Published Cecil Whig - Aug 13 2014]
Father/Daughter Duo to Offer Photography Workshop [Published Deep Creek Blog - Aug 13 2014]
DNR battles invasive plant in Deep Creek Lake [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 12 2014]
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