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Bidding Open For Trapping Privileges On Select Eastern Shore Wildlife Management Areas

Vienna, Md. (September 20, 2010) —  The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife & Heritage Service is currently accepting bids for the 2010-2011 trapping seasons at LeCompte, Linkwood, Taylor’s Island, Fishing Bay, Idylwild, Ellis Bay, Wetipquin and Nanticoke River Wildlife Management Areas.

Bid packages must be picked up in person at LeCompte Wildlife Management Area at 4220 Steeles Neck Road, Vienna, Md. 21869. Bid packages must be returned to LeCompte Wildlife Management Area by 12 p.m. on October 21, 2010. Sealed bids will be opened at 1 p.m. on October 21, 2010. For additional information please call 410-376-3236 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

   September 20, 2010

Contact: Josh Davidsburg
410-260-8002 office I 410-507-7526 cell

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