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DNR Debuts New Youtube News Show

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YouTube, Md. (December 8, 2011) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released a new YouTube show to compliment the Access DNR Twitter feed, Facebook page and email newsletter. The first video is available at http://youtu.be/OyWOCaQaT-Y.

“YouTube presents a great opportunity for DNR and State agencies,” said Josh Davidsburg, DNR Senior Communication Manager. “We interactive with our viewers, and give them opportunities to comment, give us a “thumbs up” and make video responses.”

The new YouTube show will feature the top DNR stories of the month along with links, so viewers can follow along with the headlines and take a more in-depth look at the topic. The department is encouraging any news outlets and blogs to embed, Facebook share or tweet the video to their readers and followers.

The Access DNR Twitter and Facebook accounts provide users with a direct and interactive source for all DNR news, from hunting and fishing to boating and State Parks. Facebook and Twitter allow for two-way communication between users and staff — all comments and replies will be answered in a timely fashion.

To keep up with DNR and Maryland’s natural resources, “like” Access DNR on Facebook and follow @AccessDNR on Twitter, sign up for the Access DNR email newsletter and subscribe to Access DNR on YouTube.


   December 8, 2011

Contact: Josh Davidsburg
410-260-8002 office I 410-507-7526 cell
jdavidsburg@dnr.state.md.us

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. 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