Guide to Hunting & Trapping in Maryland

Maryland Junior Hunter Certificate Program

2013-2014 Junior Hunter DecalThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife & Heritage Service will provide Junior Hunters (age 16 and under) with a certificate commemorating their deer, turkey, or bear taken during the 2013 - 2014 hunting seasons. Each deer, turkey, or bear can be taken to an official DNR Junior Hunter Certificate Agent where the Junior Hunter will receive an Information Card and a Maryland Junior Hunter Decal such as the one pictured above. The card can be used to order the certificate. The certificate can also be ordered online.

Photographs of Junior Hunters and their game can be included on the certificate. Photographs may also be published on the DNR website in Maryland's Junior Hunter Photo Gallery.

To apply for a Maryland Junior Hunter Certificate:

Visit a participating Junior Hunter Certificate Agent where the Junior Hunter will receive a Maryland Junior Hunter Information Card and Decal. Fill out and mail the pre-addressed Information Card. If you want a photo of the Junior Hunter and their game included on the Certificate send it along with the Card.

OR

Complete the online Maryland Junior Hunter Certificate Form. If you want a photo included on the Certificate mail it to:

Junior Hunter Certificate Program
Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service
4220 Steele Neck Road
Vienna, MD 21869

OR

Email the photo to: whenry@dnr.state.md.us

To have a photo of the Junior Hunter and their game posted on the DNR website in Maryland’s Junior Hunter Photo Gallery:

Mail the photo along with the completed, pre-addressed Information Card received from the Junior Hunter Certificate Agent. NOTE - A parent’s or guardian’s signature on the Card is required to post photographs on DNR’s website.

OR

Download and fill out the Photo Release Form from the DNR website.

NOTE - A parent’s or guardian’s signature on the Form is required to post photographs on DNR’s website.

Mail the completed, signed Form and photo to:

Junior Hunter Certificate Program
Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service
4220 Steele Neck Road
Vienna, MD 21869

If you choose, you may mail the completed Photo Release Form and email the photo. To email the photo, send it to whenry@dnr.state.md.us

A photo release form is not required to place photographs on Junior Hunter Certificates only.

Questions and Answers

Who may apply for a certificate?
All Junior Hunters age 16 and under are eligible for a certificate.

Can a Jr. Hunter apply for more than one certificate?
Absolutely.

Who do I call if I have any questions?
Contact Wade Henry at 410-376-3236, Ext. 303, or send email to: whenry@dnr.state.md.us

 



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