|Press Releases | Search DNR | DNR Home|
NRP Sgt. Mel Adams Named DNR Employee of the Year
Sergeant Mel Adam (Elkton, MD) of the Maryland Natural Resources Police was named DNR’s 2006 Employee of the Year. Sgt. Adam was recognized for the organization and coordination of the S.T.A.R. Team (Search Tactics And Rescue) which is a unit that specializes in tracking and locating individuals in rural areas. He is currently assigned to the Special Operations Division, where is supervises The S.T.A.R. Team, Underwater Operations, Canine Unit and the Search Support Unit. He also coordinates and establishes standards for the volunteers associated with the agency's search operations.
May 10, 2007
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