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Assateague State Park Celebrates Maryland Coast Day
The fun is happening at Assateague State Park Saturday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as the Maryland Park Service celebrates Maryland Coast Day. The event will feature exhibits, animal programs, boat rides on the Discovery, kite flying, sand-castle building demonstrations, live music and food vendors. Visitors can also learn what they can do to protect the coastal bays and visit touch tanks for a close encounter with some of the island's fascinating inhabitants. For more information call (410) 213-2297 or (410) 641-2120 ext. 20.
September 12, 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