DNR Announces Meeting Schedule To Present Proposed
Hunting And Trapping Season Dates And Regulation Changes
ANNAPOLIS, MD — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the public meeting schedule to present proposed hunting and trapping specifications for resident game species and select migratory game species for both the 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 hunting license year.
DNR’s Wildlife & Heritage Service adopts hunting and trapping regulations for resident game species on a biennial schedule. Four public meetings will be held to solicit public comment.
“We look forward to discussing our proposals with hunters and others interested in Maryland’s wildlife,” said Wildlife & Heritage Service Director Paul A. Peditto.
For those unable to attend the public information meetings, written comments may be sent to: Paul Peditto, Director, DNR Wildlife and Heritage Service, Tawes State Office Building E-1, Annapolis, MD, 21401. Citizens may also call 410-260-8540 or toll-free in Maryland at 1-877-620-8DNR, ext.8540. Comments may also be sent by fax to (410)-260-8596, or via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments received by e-mail are posted on the web site at: www.dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife/hntgp.html.
Public comments on the proposed regulations will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 9, 2004.
All public information meetings will start at 7 p.m. on the following dates at the following locations:
Monday, March 22
Liberty High School
5855 Bartholow Road
Directions: Go north on Rt 32 from the intersection of Rt 26 and Rt 32. Go to the first light and turn left on Bartholow Road. Go up the hill and the school is on the right. Go in the main entrance and the auditorium is on the right.
Wednesday, March 24
Frostburg State University
Room 218 Dunkle Hall
Directions: Take Exit 33 off I-68 and go towards Frostburg. Go down the hill and turn left on University Boulevard. Go about 1/2-3/4 miles to Dunkle Hall on the right. Parking is available across University Boulevard from Dunkle Hall in the Public Safety Parking Lot, or in the parking lot on the same side of University Boulevard as Dunkle Hall, but up the hill just past Dunkle Hall. Presentations in Room 218.
Monday, March 29
Annapolis Senior High School
2700 Riva Road
Directions: From Rt. 50, take Exit 22, Riva Road, Rt. 665. Take Riva Road South for approx. 0.8 miles. Turn right at Arundel Olympic Swim Center. School is in the back on your left. Presentations in the cafeteria.
Wednesday, March 31
Easton High School
723 Mecklenburg Ave.
Directions: From Rt. 50, take Dutchman’s Lane (right turn if east-bound on Rt. 50 or left turn if west bound on Rt. 50) for 0.2 miles. Turn left on Mecklenburg Avenue. Proceed 0.2 miles, and the school is on the left. Presentations in the cafeteria.
Posted March 4, 2004