News from the DNR Office of Communications

Winter Issue Of The Maryland Natural Resource Magazine Now Available

Annapolis, Md. (January 24, 2011) — The winter issue of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) magazine, The Maryland Natural Resource, is now available. The agency’s quarterly publication is a guide to recreation and conservation in Maryland and encourages citizens to enjoy, protect and live in harmony with the state’s breathtaking landscapes, waterways and wildlife.

The Maryland Natural Resource has a tradition of showcasing DNR’s vast responsibilities and allows the public to learn about new programs and opportunities,” said DNR Secretary John Griffin. “The magazine serves as a great source for those who recognize the value of and enjoy our State’s exceptional natural resources.”

The winter issue features the Maryland Natural Resource 2010 photo contest winners and stories on connecting veterans with the outdoors, public access to State owned lands, the lamprey eel, a park volunteer sharing his talents and the history of the Bay Bridge.

Every issue of The Maryland Natural Resource also includes an update on Maryland’s efforts to be Smart, Green & Growing, a glimpse into recent DNR events and a spotlight on one of DNR’s hardworking employees.

To purchase a one-year subscription of four issues for $8 or a two-year subscription of eight issues for $15, please visit

   January 24, 2011

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

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages nearly one-half million acres of public lands and 17,000 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