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DNR Names Wildlife Conservationists of the Year
DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service (WHS) recently announced that Kevin Colbeck of Anne Arundel County and the Schrock family of Garrett County both received the Wildlife Conservation Conservationist Of The Year award. The Maryland Wildlife Advisory Commission, established by law to advise DNR’s Secretary on wildlife matters, annually selects recipients from a nominee list assembled during the previous calendar year. To read the full story, click here.
October 17, 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