Spring 2003 issue, Natural Resource Magazine.

State of Maryland
Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., Governor
Michael S. Steele, Lt. Governor

The Natural Resource
Your guide to recreation & conservation in Maryland. Published quarterly by the Department of Natural Resources

C. Ronald Franks, Secretary
W. P. Jensen, Deputy Secretary

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On the Cover...
Spring has sprung in fields, in forests and on DNR’s public lands! This picture taken at the John S. Ayton Tree Nursery in Preston, shows a bed of red oak seedlings, just a few of the more than 7 million seedlings that will soon be dug up and planted in yards, farms and parks all across Maryland. DNR’s state nursery will provide more than 50 different species of trees and shrubs to homeowners, farmers, foresters, wildlife managers, third grade students and volunteers this year alone

Photo by Dave Reinecke

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