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Maryland Park Service Reminds Public to Play it Safe This Summer
Prompted by recent accidents that resulted in serious injury for one person and the death of three others, Maryland Park Service (MPS) staff is reminding visitors to play it safe this summer while enjoying the great outdoors in Marylandís 49 state parks. Paying attention to posted rules and regulations about swimming and hiking in state parks is the best way to enjoy your visit.
- Press Contact: Megan Evans at 410-260-8016 or firstname.lastname@example.org
July 18, 2005
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov