DNR Press Releases

2008 Releases

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12/24/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

12/22/08
Maryland Park Service Issues Public Safety Warning For Deep Creek Lake
Deer Harvest Remains Strong During Recent Two-Week Firearm Season
Firearm White-tailed Deer Season Reopens in 21 Md. Counties on Jan. 9 & 10

12/18/08
Maryland Geological Survey Analyzes Depth of New Germany Lake
St. Mary’s Lake Dam Repairs Complete, Trail Reopened to Hikers and Cyclists
Task Force Makes Fisheries Management Recommendations

12/17/08
Governor O’Malley Announces Support for Local Park Improvements in Seven Counties

12/16/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

12/15/08
DNR Proposes Blue Crab Harvest Regulations for 2009 Season

12/9/08
Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Maryland, Susquehanna River

12/8/08
DNR Invites Wildlife Artists to Enter 13th Annual Maryland Black Bear Conservation Stamp Design Contest
DNR Invites Waterfowl Artists to Enter 35th Maryland Game Bird Stamp Design Contest

12/5/08
Late Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens December 20
Mixed Weather Affected Hunter Success During Opening Weekend of Deer Firearm Season

12/4/08
"Becoming an Outdoors Woman” Goose Clinic Offered Jan. 2 and 3
Governor O’Malley Announces Support for Local Park Improvements in Nine Counties
Somers Cove Marina Commission Executive Director Named

12/3/08
Governor O’Malley Launches GreenPrint, Proposes Historic Land Conservation Acreage

11/25/08
Ranger Mike Gregory Receives Edmund Prince Award
DNR Encourages Green Giving this Holiday Season

11/24/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

11/21/08
DNR, ORP & Watermen Begin Work Rehabilitating Oyster Bars in Tangier Sound, Severn & Patuxent Rivers

11/20/08
Governor Martin O’Malley Chairs 25th Annual Chesapeake Executive Council Meeting
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

11/19/08
Governor O’Malley Announces Support for Local Park Improvements in Eight Counties
Maryland Wood Duck Initiative Leader Named Conservationist of the Year
Baltimore County Resident, Elizabeth Buxton to Lead Maryland Environmental Trust

11/18/08
Governor Martin O’Malley Statement On Federal Blue Crab Disaster Funding

11/17/08
3rd Annual Maryland Hunter Contest Begins November 29
DNR Appoints Three Members to New Somers Cove Marina Commission
Maryland Firearms Deer Season Opens November 29
Cool Weather Prevails for Fall Turkey and Deer Hunters

11/15/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

11/14/08
Governor O’Malley Announces Smart, Green and Growing Initiative

11/13/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

11/10/08
Fall Prescribed Burning at Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area Begins Today
Governor O’Malley Names Maryland Park Advisory Commission Members
November 15 Marks DNR’s 14th Annual Maryland Junior Deer Hunt Day

11/5/08
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval For Parks And Recreational Projects In Four Counties
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation Of More Than 615 Acres Of Forest And Farm Land In Cecil, Dorchester And Wicomico Counties

10/30/08
Shore Erosion Control Project For Little Deal Island Completed
Small Game Seasons Provide Ample Hunting Opportunities
Furbearer Trapping & Hunting Seasons Begin in November
Atlantic Population Canada Goose Season Opens November 15

10/28/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

10/24/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

10/23/08
Maryland Offers Environmental Restoration Work to Watermen
Managed Deer Hunt to Occur at Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area in January
Bridge’s Loss is Oysters’ Gain as New Artificial Reef in Asquith Creek

10/20/08
ASMFC Approves Maryland’s Request to Extend the 2008 and 2009 Recreational Striped Bass Seasons
State Nursery Offers Marylander’s Affordable Opportunity to Purchase and Plant Nearly 40 Types of Trees

10/16/08
Governor O’Malley Encourages Citizens to Enjoy Maryland’s Fall Colors
2008 Young-of-Year Striped Bass Survey Shows Below Average Reproduction
Fall Turkey Season Opens Oct. 25 in Three Western Maryland Counties

10/15/08
Governor O'Malley Announces BPW Approval For Parks And Recreational Projects In Six Counties
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval for Four Preservation Projects in Anne Arundel County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval for Parks and Recreational Projects in Montgomery, Prince George’s Counties
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation of 267 Acres of Farm and Forest Land in Garrett County
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation of More Than 1,072 Acres of Forest Land on the Eastern Shore

10/14/08
Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Release of Draft Oyster Environmental Impact Statement
Maryland Natural Resource Magazine Photo Contest Winners Announced
State, Local Officials & Partners Celebrate Cumberland’s Tree Planting Efforts

10/13/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

10/9/08
Seasonal Deer Movements Raise Risk of Vehicle Collisions
Bidding Open For Trapping Privileges On Select Eastern Maryland Wildlife Management Areas

10/6/08
Maryland Park Service Recognizes House Speaker Michael Busch with Honorary Ranger Award
DNR’s Tree-Mendous Maryland Launches Trees for Schools Project in Montgomery County
Public Meeting Oct. 15 on Expanded Deer Management at Soldiers Delight N.E.A.
Maryland Park Service Welcomes New Class of Park Rangers

10/3/08
New Study Finds Decline in Brook Trout Due to Temperature and Land Cover Changes in Maryland
Smallwood State Park Celebrates its 50th Anniversary on Oct. 11

10/2/08
Hunting Opportunities Rocky Gap State Park Revised

10/1/08
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval For Parks And Recreational Projects In 11 Counties
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of New Trailhead For Allegheny Highlands Trail Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of New Recreational Opportunities In Anne Arundel County
Governor O'Malley Announces BPW Preservation Of 80 Acres On Back River Neck Peninsula Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval For New Park, Playground Equipment In Calvert County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Preservation Of 108 Acres For New Community Park In Charles County

9/29/08
DNR Surveying Monocacy River for Invasive Rusty Crayfish
DNR Certifies Patuxent River Naval Air Station’s West Basin Marina as Clean Marina

9/25/08
Critical Area Commission Seeks Environmental Restoration From Unlawful Development On Little Dobbins Island In Magothy River
Archery Hunters Take to the Woods at Loch Raven Reservoir
Citizens Invited to Comment on Proposed Boating Regulation Changes

9/24/08
Governor O’Malley Announces New Citizen Oyster-Growing Program, Maryland Oyster Planting Record
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

9/23/08
Governor Martin O’Malley Statement on Federal Blue Crab Disaster Declaration
Black Bear Activity Increases As Fall Weather Approaches
DNR Invites Comments on State Forest Annual Work Plans

9/19/08 
Statement From Governor Martin O’Malley on House Approval of No Child Left Inside Act
Historic Carroll County House Available for Curatorship
Maryland Celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day- September 27th
St. Mary’s Lake Water Level Lowered for Dam Repairs
Wye Island N.R.M.A. Now Accepting Canada Goose Hunting Permit Applications for 2008-2009 Season
Pelican Census Finds Largest Number of Nesting Pairs in Bay’s History

9/15/08 
DNR to Begin Stocking Trout in October for Fall Fishing Season
DNR Opens Historic Woodmont Lodge for Public Tours Sat., Sept. 20

9/13/08 
Governor O’Malley Congratulates Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale Winners and Contestants

9/11/08
Governor O’Malley Announces Addition of 20 Acres for South Germantown Park
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding for Recreational Projects in Harford County
Governor O’Malley Announces Acquisition of 216 Acres for New Park in Frederick County
Black Bear Spotted On Eastern Shore
Three Months Free Visits to State Parks with 2009 Maryland State Park Passport
South Mountain Battlefield State Park Commemorates 146th Anniversary of Civil War Battle
DNR Certifies New Clean Marinas in Anne Arundel and Wicomico Counties
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation of more than 271 Acres of Forest and Farm Land in Frederick, Carroll Counties

9/10/08
Archery Hunting For Deer At Loch Raven Reservoir To Begin Sept. 15
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval For Recreational Projects In Five Counties

9/9/08
Additional Information on the Bynum Run Search

9/8/08
Bidding Open For Trapping Privileges On Select Eastern Maryland Wildlife Management Areas
Emerald Ash Borer Found in Charles County for the First Time
Deer Archery Hunting Season Opens September 15

9/5/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
All-Terrain Cleanup Day - Sunday September 7th
Deep Creek State Park Boat Ramp Temporarily Closed On September 21
Fishing Bay WMA Boat Ramp Closed Beginning October 1

9/4/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

9/3/08
Elk Neck State Forest Shooting Ranges Closed Saturday, September 13
Deer Hunting Dates Set for Wye Island N.R.M.A

8/28/08
Swallow Falls State Park Hosts Annual Apple Butter Boil This Weekend
Maryland Finalizes Late Waterfowl Hunting Seasons
2008 Maryland Fishing Challenge Approaches Finale

8/27/08
Governor’s Climate Change Commission Details Benefits To Maryland’s Economy, Environment Of Taking Early Actions To Reduce Global Warming
8/25/08
Governor Martin O’Malley Invites Residents and Visitors to Explore the Wilds of Worcester
New Water Trail Map Designed to Help Paddlers Explore
2008 Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Awarded

8/21/08 
Governor O’Malley Kicks Off Maryland’s Partnership For Children In Nature
Phone Applications For Black Bear Hunting Permit Begin Aug. 25
Two Weeks Remaining In 5th Annual Natural Resource Photo Contest

8/20/08
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation Of Wildlife Habitat, Forests And Farm Land In Dorchester, Charles Counties
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation Of 214 Acres Of Forest And Farm Land In Baltimore, Harford Counties

8/19/08 
DNR and Mirant Continue Partnership to Restore Atlantic Sturgeon
Governor Martin O’Malley to Kick Off Partnership for Children in Nature
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
DNR to Offer Sustainable Living & Interactive Children in Nature Exhibits at Maryland State Fair Beginning Friday, Aug. 22

8/16/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

8/15/08
Toxic Algae Bloom Identified In Potomac River Tributary, Mattawoman Creek
Art In The Park Series Features Works Of DNR’s Richard H. Wiegand
Governor Martin O’Malley Delivers Commencement Address At Maryland Civic Justice Corps Graduation

8/13/08

Governor Martin O’Malley, Bay Cabinet Tour Chincoteague Bay

8/12/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

8/8/08

Governor Martin O’Malley Delivers Commencement Address At Maryland Civic Justice Corps Graduation

8/7/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
40 MD Firefighters Return Home Safely After Fighting California Blaze
DNR Offers Free Living Shorelines Workshop For Somerset County Residents & Property Owners On Aug. 16
2008-2009 Maryland Late Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Proposed

8/6/08
Governor O’Malley Announces Acquisition Of Historic Nanticoke Inn In Vienna
Ten Newly Certified Clean Marinas Recognized At 10th Annual Clean Marina Ceremony
MEDIA ADVISORY - Maryland Firefighters Return From California Wildfires
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation Of 214 Acres Of Forest And Farm Land On The Eastern Shore
Black Bear Spotted In Southern Anne Arundel County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of New Pavilion At Wye Oak State Park
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of $5.7 Million For Recreation Projects In 10 Counties

8/5/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

8/4/08
Maryland Park Service Hosts Annual Lifeguard Competition
Family Teams Win Big At Park Quest East Adventures Finale

8/1/08
Qualification Shoots Scheduled For Managed Hunts
36 Young Adults Graduate From Maryland Conservation Corps
MEDIA ADVISORY - Pocomoke River State Park To Host Park Quest East Adventures Finale On Saturday

7/31/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
Diamond Jim Valued At $30,000+ Released Near Solomons Today

7/29/08
MEDIA ADVISORY - Wanted: $25,000 “Diamond Jim” Striped Bass

7/28/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
Salem Forest Trail Opens In Leonardtown
Federal Tax Incentive For Local Land Conservation Renewed

7/25/08

DNR Urges Caution While Recreating On Public Waterways
Maryland Parks Offer Environmentally- Friendly Trash Bags to Visitors

7/24/08
DNR, Partners Begin Wetlands and Forest Restoration Work in the Little Blackwater River Watershed Next Week
Maryland Civic Justice Corps Projects Improve Gunpowder Falls & Patapsco Valley State Parks
Black Bear Hunting Permit Applications Open August 1st

7/23/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

7/22/08
Maryland Dispatches Two Additional Crews To Battle California Wildfires
MEDIA ADVISORY - Maryland Civic Justice Corps Projects Approach Halfway Point

7/18/08

Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Preservation Of 350-Acre Wildlife Habitat, Forest Land In Charles County

7/17/08
Governor O’Malley Presents Check to St. Mary's County for Waterway Improvements
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

7/16/08
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of $1.5 Million For Recreation Projects In Baltimore City And 7 Counties
DNR Promotes Sustainable Solutions At U.S. Botanical Garden Exhibit

7/10/08
Maryland Welcomes Paralyzed Veterans Of America Bass Tour To Smallwood State Park
DNR Encourages Anglers To Take Part In Summer Flounder Survey

7/8/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
Washington Monument State Park Museum Re-opens
Blind Site Licensing Dates Announced
Tests Show No Evidence That Whirling Disease Is Spreading In Maryland

7/7/08
Maryland Natural Resource Police Report Busy Holiday On Waterways And In State Parks
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

7/4/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

7/2/08

Maryland Natural Resources Police Launch Aggressive Enforcement Operation For Holiday
Historic Octoraro Creek Trail Reopens To The Public

7/1/08
Volunteers Needed To Educate Students About Maryland’s Natural Resources
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

6/30/08
DNR Encourages Holiday Travelers To Get Their ‘Bay Game’ On
Deep Creek Lake State Park Hosts 9th Annual Art In The Park July 12 & 13
MEDIA ADVISORY - WANTED: $20,000 “DIAMOND JIM” STRIPED BASS
Governor Martin O’Malley Proclaims July 4th Take Me Fishing™ Day In Maryland

6/27/08
Grove Farm Available For DNR Curatorship
DNR Dispatches Firefighters To Battle California Wildfire
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

6/26/08
Rackliffe House Restoration Approaches Halfway Point
DNR Sponsors Raising Horseshoe Crabs In The Classroom Workshop For Teachers
The Nanticoke River: Explorers Welcome 400 Years Ago And Today

6/25/08
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of 55-Acre Purchase For Cromwell Valley Park
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

6/24/08
Governor Martin O’Malley Proclaims June 28th As Great American Backyard Campout Day In Maryland
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

6/23/08
Maryland Environmental Trust Awards Grants To Seven Local Land Trusts
June’s Diamond Jim Still On The Loose
Smallwood State Park Hosts 3rd Annual Triathlon
Elk Neck State Forest’s Shooting Range Re-Opens
DNR Announces River Of Words® Poetry And Art Contest Finalists

6/19/08

Six Adventures Await Families Through Maryland’s Park Quest
Maryland Park Service Welcomes New Class Of Park Rangers

6/18/08
Washington Monument State Park To Re-Open Friday

6/17/08
Governor O’Malley Announces 2008 Maryland Bay Game

6/16/08
Patapsco Valley State Park Welcomes The Spirit Of 1608
Maryland Establishes Coastal Bays Aquaculture Development Workgroup
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

6/13/08

New Jersey Man Charged in Fatal Boat Accident
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

6/12/08
Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley Honored As Sportsmen’s Best Friend Of The Year
DNR Encourages Boaters to Use Maryland’s Certified Clean Marinas

6/11/08
Governor Martin O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of 275-Acre Purchase to Create Vienna Greenbelt

6/10/08
Invasive Water Lettuce Harms Bay Grasses And May Impede Boating
DNR Celebrates New Anglers’ First Catch Through My First Fish Certificates

6/05/08
Storm Forces Washington Monument State Park Closure
Governor O’Malley Announces Competitive Grant Process For Chesapeake And Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Funds
DNR Certifies Three New Clean Marinas In Baltimore And St. Mary’s Counties
Impervious Surfaces Increase Impact Of Heavy Rains On Bay
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
Fort Frederick State Park Invites Youth To Become Junior Historical Rangers This Summer

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/02/08
Maryland And Delaware Forge Bi-State Approach To Protect And Restore The Nanticoke River
Diamond Jim Valued At $15,000+ On The Loose In The Chesapeake Bay & Tributaries
2,833 Wild Turkeys Reported Harvested During The 2008 Spring Season
South Mountain Battlefield To Host Annual Civil War Artillery This Weekend

5/30/08

Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

5/29/08

Record Number of Maryland Schools Certified “Green”

5/28/08
DNR Urges Anglers To Use Wader Sterilization Stations To Prevent Spread Of Invasive Didymo
Southern Maryland Ranger Named Maryland Forester Of The Year
Civic Justice Corps Receives Overwhelming Response In Its First Month
DNR Kicks Off 5th Annual Natural Resource Photo Contest
Media Advisory - Maryland Green Schools To Be Honored At Ceremony

5/27/08

Think Twice Before “Rescuing” Unaccompanied White-Tailed Fawns

5/26/08
Shoreline Licensing For Riparian Property Owners Closes June 1

5/23/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

5/22/08

Upper Potomac River Advisory
Governor O’Malley Praises AELR Committee For Support Of Blue Crab Regulations
Two Honored For Distinguished Careers As Maryland Park Rangers
Maryland Celebrates A Decade Of Raising Horseshoe Crabs In Classrooms
Maryland’s Park Quest Adventures Begin Saturday
Governor O’Malley Announces Funding For 130 Waterway Access, Protection & Navigation Projects

5/21/08

Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Improvements To Nine Parks In Four Counties

5/20/08
Bill Kraemer Named 2007 DNR Employee Of Year
Historic African American Schoolhouse Available For Curatorship

5/19/08

Maryland Natural Resources Police Observes Safe Boating Week
Maryland Natural Resources Police Welcome Two New Four-Legged Officers To The Force
Media Advisory - Raising Horseshoe Crabs In The Classroom Horseshoe Crab Field Days And Release Media Opportunity

5/16/08

Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative Creates New Reef Off Ocean City Coast With Retired New York City Subway Cars

5/15/08
Maryland’s Coast Receives “Seals” Of Approval
Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week is May 18-24

5/13/08
DNR Invites Families To Join Park Quest Adventures
Maryland Forestry Board Announces Recipients Of 2007 Plant Awards

5/8/08
DNR Ecologist Receives National Bird Conservation Award
Maryland Venturing Crew Receives National Environmental Excellence Award
Six Maryland Trees Become New National Champion Trees

5/7/08
Statement by DNR Secretary John R. Griffin Regarding Blue Crabs

5/6/08

Governor Applauds Frederick County Schools For Environmental Leadership
Gunpowder Falls State Park Invites Youth To Become Junior Rangers & Park Pals This Summer
DNR Conserves Energy Through Green Commuting
Invasive Algae Found In Maryland
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

5/5/08

Enjoy Wildlife Photography At Tuckahoe State Park’s Birds Of Prey Photo Shoot

5/2/08
DNR Extends Susquehanna Flats Striped Bass Catch & Release Season
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation Of 378 Acres Of Forest And Farmland
DNR Finalizes Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserves Management Plan

5/1/08
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of 12 Local Park Improvement Projects

4/30/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

4/28/08
Maryland Association Of Forest Conservancy District Boards Receive Governor’s Volunteer Service Award
Park Volunteer Receives Governor’s Service Award
St. Mary’s County Recognizes DNR For Support Of Environmental Education
Chesapeake Bay Underwater Grasses Increase 10 Percent in 2007, But Remain Well Short of Restoration Goal

4/25/08
Governor O'Malley Expands Maryland Conservation Corps

4/23/08
Statement By Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley On Blue Crab Management Decisions By Virginia

4/22/08
Governor O’Malley Celebrates Earth Day With Students From Across Maryland;
     Testifies In Support Of Federal No Child Left Inside Act;
     Signs Executive Order Establishing Maryland Partnership For Children In Nature
DNR Purchases Leed Green Power Credits For Gunpowder State Park

4/21/08
Maryland Proposes Regulations to Rebuild Blue Crab Population
Upper Potomac River Advisory
Clark’s Landing At Shady Oaks Becomes 127th Certified Clean Marina
Fort Frederick State Park To Host Annual Historical Market Fair April 24-27

4/18/08
Spring Striped Bass Season Begins Saturday, April 19
DNR Encourages Comments On Proposed 2009 Inland Fisheries Regulations
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of 15 Local Park Improvement Projects

4/17/08
Renovations Scheduled For Elk Neck State Forest’s Shooting Range
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

4/16/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Remind Hunters To Hunt Safe And Legal

4/15/08
Governors O’Malley And Kaine Announce Joint Effort To Rebuild Blue Crab Populations
Anglers Encouraged To Participate In Annual Striped Bass Survey
Tree Care Industry Association Honors Forester
Resident Canada Goose Depredation Assistance Available To Landowners

4/12/08
Governor O’Malley Announces Decision Regarding Wind Power Generation On Public Lands

4/11/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

4/10/08
DNR Kicks Off The 2008 Maryland Fishing Challenge
Cecil County Volunteer Awarded Maryland Forestry Board Member Of The Year

4/8/08
Anne Arundel County Angler Sets New Freshwater State Record For White Perch
Maryland Natural Resources Police Celebrates 140 Years Of Success

4/7/08
Governor O’Malley Supports Multi-State Artificial Reef Effort
Spring Turkey Season Opens With Youth Day On April 12

4/4/08
Tom O’Connell Appointed Director Of DNR Fisheries Service
DNR Continues to Seek Public Comment on Potential Blue Crab Regulations

4/3/08
DNR Summer Camps Foster Appreciation of Natural World
Charles County Artist Wins Maryland’s 34th Annual Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest
Ontario Artist, David Yarema, Wins Maryland’s Black Bear Stamp Design Contest

4/2/08
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of FY 2008 Rural Legacy Grants
Governor O’Malley Announces Support For 10 Local Park Improvement Projects
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

4/1/08
Volunteerism Increases In Maryland’s State Parks

3/31/08
DNR Encourages Angler Participation In Summer Flounder Survey

3/28/08
Maryland Celebrates Arbor Day April 2
Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative Christens Dominion Reef At The Gooses
Changes To Reptile And Amphibian Regulations Take Effect

3/26/08
Frederick County Angler Sets New State Record With Blue Catfish Catch
DNR Finalizes Hunting And Trapping Proposed Regulations For The 2008–2009 And 2009–2010 Seasons

3/24/08
National Garden Clubs Donate More Than $8,000 To Maryland Tree-Mendous Program
MEDIA ADVISORY - Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative Christens Dominion Reef At The Gooses

3/20/08
DNR Launches Redesigned Website
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
Eleven Rural Communities Awarded Free Trees This Spring

3/17/08

DNR Considers 2009 Inland Fisheries Regulations
DNR Encourages Children To Explore The Outdoors During Their Spring Vacation

3/13/08
DNR Urges Caution To Prevent Wildfires
Governor O’Malley Announces Support For 13 Local Park Improvement Projects
Maryland Environmental Trust Preserves 181 Acres In Cecil County Though Conservation Easement Donations

3/12/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

3/7/08
Anchor Yacht Basin Becomes Maryland’s 126th Certified Clean Marina
2007 - 2008 Maryland Deer Harvest Remains Steady

3/5/08
Upper Potomac River Advisory
Maryland Natural Resources Police Honor Their Own and Others

3/3/08
Governor O’Malley Outlines Initiatives to Restore Health of Chesapeake Bay
2008 Maryland Midwinter Survey Results Indicate Waterfowl Population Increase
DNR Fisheries Biologists To Speak At Bass Pro Shops’ Spring Fishing Classic
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

2/28/08
DNR Clarifies Permits Required For Release Of Captive-Raised Mallards
DNR Proposes Hunting And Trapping Season Dates And Regulation Changes

2/27/08
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of 12 Local Park Improvement Projects

2/25/08
Cunningham Falls State Park Offers 38th Annual Maple Syrup Demonstration
New MPT Program Explores Critical Area Law as Maryland Legislators Meet to Debate Stricter Chesapeake Bay Waterfront Development

2/20/08
DNR To Begin Yellow Perch Sport Fishing Survey
Deep Creek Lake Ice Removal To Begin February 20
DNR Receives Competitive Federal Grant To Expand Chestertown Marina
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation Of 117 Acres In Baltimore County

2/14/08
Maryland Conservation Corps Receives National Excellence Recognition
Patuxent Riverkeeper Fred Tutman Receives Bernie Fowler Award

2/13/08
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of 24 Local Park And Recreation Improvement Projects And Conservation Of 44 Acres Of Forestland

2/11/08
New DNR Study Shows Benefits And Need For Additional Trees In Frederick
DNR Trains Volunteers For Stream Monitoring

2/7/08
12th Annual Maryland Tributary Team Meeting to be Held Feb. 9
DNR Accepting Shoreline Licensing For Riparian Property Owners Until June 1
Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

2/4/08
DNR Announces Estimated 2007 Blue Crab Harvest Numbers

2/1/08
Howard County Angler Sets New State Record With Largemouth Bass Catch
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

1/31/08
Sandy Point State Park Receives $15,000 Donation From Special Olympics Of Maryland
DNR Sponsors 23rd Annual Environmental Educator Conference
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of $4.5 Million For Local Program Open Space Projects

1/28/08
Solar Utility Vehicle Is Newest Addition To Maryland Park Service Fleet

1/25/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

1/24/08
Media Advisory - Maryland Park Service To Receive Solar Vehicle From BP America

1/19/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

1/17/08
DNR Adopts New Yellow Perch Regulations

1/16/08
Oyster Advisory Commission Reports Preliminary Findings

1/14/08
Prather’s Neck Wildlife Management Area Opens January 16
Winchester Homes Donates $7,000 To Tree-Mendous Maryland

1/11/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

1/10/08
Nita Settina Named Maryland Park Service Superintendent
DNR Proposes Changes To Reptile And Amphibian Regulations
Maryland Landowners Donate Nearly 5,000 Acres Of Conservation Easements In 2007
DNR Encourages Students To Enter River Of Words® Environmental Poetry And Art Contest

1/8/08
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

1/7/08
DNR Seeks Citizen Input On Use Of Public Lands For Wind Energy Generation
DNR Offers Rare Opportunity To Observe Bald Eagle

1/3/08
DNR Hosts Free Clean Marina Workshops
Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area Closed to Public on January 7 & 8
DNR Encourages Artists to Enter the 12th Annual Black Bear Conservation Stamp Design Contest

1/2/08
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding to Renovate Cornish Park and Preserve 180 Acres in Dorchester County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding for Edgewood Recreation Park Improvements