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Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry
Since 1997 over 230 tons of meat have been donated by hunters and farmers, resulting in over 1.8 million meals being served to needy people through the Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry program. Donating a deer to the program, helps put nutritional venison meals on the tables of Marylandís less fortunate. Hunters who wish to help should bring field dressed, legally tagged deer to a participating meat processor. Read more.
November 21, 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