DNR Press Releases

2007 Releases

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12/26/07
DNR Encourages Marylanders to Make Sustainable Resolutions for 2008
DNR Announces Winners of the 2007 Maryland Hunter Contest
DNR Encourages Maryland Waterfowl Artists to Enter the 34th Annual Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest

12/20/07
Dr. Jim Gilford Awarded Admiral of the Chesapeake
McGuire Receives American Society Of Landscape Architects’ Spencer P. Ellis Award
Governor O’Malley Appoints Bill Goldsborough To Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
Firearm White-Tailed Deer Hunting Season Reopens January 4 and 5 In 21 Maryland Counties
Sustainability Sense – Help Catch A Poacher

12/17/07
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding for Howard County’s First Nature Center
Deer Hunters Conclude Successful Two-Week Firearm Season
DNR Certifies Three New Maryland Clean Marinas

12/13/07
DNR Planner Receives U.S. Green Building Council Leadership Award
Sustainability Sense – Plan For Holiday Recycling
DNR Offers Maryland Hunter Safety Education Class In Garrett County
DNR Partnership Offers New Deer Archery Hunting Opportunity In Cecil County
Ocean City Boat Captain Donates $1,000 To Help Restore Fish Habitat
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

12/12/07
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Funding To Create A New Community Park And Preservation Of 125 Acres In Dorchester County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding For a New Regional Park in Charles County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding to Preserve 743 Acres in Cecil County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding for Three Local Park Improvement Projects and Preservation of 58 Acres in Carroll County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding for A New Park and Preservation of 133 Acres in Baltimore County

12/11/07
DNR To Auction Two Boats
DNR Seeks Citizen Input On Use Of Public Lands For Wind Energy Generation
Green Ridge State Forest Becomes Part Of The Great Eastern Trail
Maryland Water Monitoring Council Awards Two Scientists With The Carl S. Weber Award
Sustainability Sense – Cooler Weather Creates Carpooling Opportunities

12/06/07
Late Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens December 15

12/05/07
Governor O’Malley Hosts Chesapeake Executive Council

11/30/07

Opening Weekend Deer Harvest Up Slightly

11/29/07

DNR Encourages “Going Green” With Holiday Gifts
Maryland Environmental Trust Preserves 50 Acres In Carroll County Though Conservation Easement Donation
Holiday Sights And Delights Await At “Enchanted” Martinak State Park
Tuckahoe State Park Manager Receives Edmund Prince Award

11/28/07

Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Funding For A New Regional Park In Frederick County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Three Dorchester County Park Improvement Projects
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Two Anne Arundel County Park Improvement Projects
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Funding For A New Community Park In Howard County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Funding For Expansion Of Two Montgomery County Parks
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Funding For Three Local Park Improvement Projects In Washington County

11/19/07

Sustainability Sense – Homegrown Holiday Feast
DNR Closes Commercial Striped Bass Hook And Line 2007 Season
Comment On The Neck Wildlife Management Area’s 15-Year Vision Plan

11/14/07
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Preservation of 484 Acres In Cecil County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding for Calvert County’s First Indoor Aquatic Center
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval of Funding for Upgrades to Canning Terrace Playground in Prince George's County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Four Caroline County Park Improvement Projects
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Funding For A New Park In Kent County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Two Anne Arundel County Park Improvement Projects
Preliminary Hunter Check-In Shows Consistent Fall Turkey Harvest While Early Season Deer Harvest Declines
2nd Annual Maryland Hunter Contest Begins November 24
Maryland Sea Grant Colleges Publishes Comprehensive Crab Book
DNR Offers Tips On Buying Firewood

11/9/07
Fall Prescribed Burning Underway At Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area

11/8/07
Funding Study Outlines Needs, Future Vision For Maryland State Parks

11/7/07

Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

11/6/07

Atlantic Population Canada Goose Season Opens November 15
Governor O’Malley Appoints 15 Members to New Fisheries Management Task Force

11/5/07
DNR Meets With Local Partners To Strengthen Program Open Space
DNR Sponsors 13th Annual Maryland Junior Deer Hunt On November 10
Media Advisory - Participate In Project Owl-Net

11/2/07
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

11/1/07

Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation Of 20 Acres In Kent County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Improvements At Two Parks And Preservation Of 25 Acres In Howard County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Improvements At Two Frederick County Parks
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Improvements At Two Dorchester County Recreation Sites
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation Of 113 Acres In Charles County
Governor O’Malley Announces Preservation Of 101 Acres In Cecil County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Improvements To Leister Park In Carroll County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Improvements To Seminary Park In Baltimore County
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of Two Anne Arundel County Park Improvement Projects
2008 Spring Striped Bass Season Approved
Small Game Seasons Provide Hunting Opportunities
Volunteers Needed To Educate Students About The Chesapeake Bay And Environmental Issues
Sustainability Sense – Water Conservation

10/31/07
Furbearer Trapping And Hunting Seasons Begin In November

10/29/07
Maryland Bay Cabinet Discusses Environmental Cost Of Budget Solution Delay With Stakeholders
New DNR Study Shows Hyattsville’s Trees Benefit The Bay, Save On Energy Bills And Mitigate Global Warming
Maryland Forester Named Northeast Tree Farm Inspector Of The Year
Cedar Hill Marina Certified As “Clean Marina”

10/26/07
DNR Announces Final 2007 Black Bear Hunt Numbers

10/25/07
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

10/22/07
Maryland State Forester Elected As National Association Of State Foresters Officer
Sycamore In Carroll County Qualifies As “Maryland’s Biggest Tree” New Co-Champion
Yellow Perch Regulations Amendments Proposed
Wye Island N.R.M.A Manager Receives Edmund Prince Award

10/18/07
DNR Surveying For Invasive Rusty Crayfish
DNR Urges Caution During Outdoor Activities To Prevent Wildfires
Kearns Named DNR Conservationist Of The Year
Seasonal Deer Movement Increases Risk Of Vehicle Collisions
North Point State Park To Host Polar Fair

10/17/07

Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak In White-Tailed Deer Continues In Maryland
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of 36 Local Park And Recreation Improvement Projects

10/16/07
Secretary Griffin To Speak At South River Federation Annual Meeting

10/15/07
DNR Photo Contest Winners Announced
Record Spanish Mackerel Caught In Lower Bay
Fall Turkey Season Opens October 27
Nearly 50 Acres Of Land Conserved
Sustainability Sense: Make the Most of Fall Leaves
Fall Fest At Martinak State Park

10/11/07
Cannon Firing Demonstrations At Fort Frederick State Park
Maryland Fishing Report Weekly Resource For Anglers
Tuckahoe State Park Popular Destination, Local Economic Driver
Sustainability Sense: Leave No Trace
2007-2008 MD Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons Brochure Online

10/9/07
2007-2008 Archery Hunting Season Set For Assateague State Park
Becoming An Outdoors Woman Deer Clinic Offered In November
Own A Piece Of Maryland History – Wye Oak Seedlings Available Now
Fort Frederick To Host Ghost Walk
Early Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens October 18

10/5/07
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

10/4/07
Commercial Striped Bass Hook And Line Season Modified
DNR Surveys Western Branch, A Special Patuxent River Tributary
2007 Young-Of-Year Striped Bass Survey Shows Healthy Reproduction
Water Quality Study At Deep Creek Lake
NRP Communications Center Construction at Sandy Point State Park Public Meeting

10/3/07
Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of 35 Local Park And Recreation Improvement Projects

10/1/07

Patapsco Valley Celebrates State Park Celebrates 100th Birthday
MEDIA ADVISORY - Join MD Stream Waders For Stream Monitoring In Western Branch

9/28/07
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

9/27/07

Maryland Celebrates National Public Lands Day
757 Acres of Unique Habitat Protected
Black Bear Activity Increases with Cooler Weather

9/24/07
Governor O’Malley Appoints 3 New Wildlife Advisory Commission Members
Governor O’Malley Awards Top Prizes At Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale

9/21/07
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

9/21/07

MGS Releases Report on Groundwater Supply in Southern MD
Bids Requested for Trapping Privileges on Select Wildlife Management Areas
New Potential National Champion Tree Discovered In Maryland

9/19/07

Crossbow Deer Hunting Opens October 1
Two New Clean Marinas Certified
Events Across The State On Saturday Commemorate National Hunting and Fishing Day

9/19/07
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

 
9/18/07
Maryland Establishes New Oyster Advisory Commission

9/14/07
224 Anglers Qualify To Win 2007 Maryland Fishing Challenge

9/13/07
Governor O’Malley Names Bob Slaff Chesapeake Bay Ambassador
Smallwood State Park To Host Triathalon

9/12/07
Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

9/11/07
Fort Frederick State Park Historic Weekend September 15-16

9/10/07

Maryland Forestry And Parks Service Honored Nationally
Canada Goose Hunting Dates Set For Wye Island N.R.M.A.
Canada Goose Hunting Dates Set For Sassafras N.R.M.A. And Tuckahoe State Park

9/7/07

Deer Archery Hunting Season Opens September 15
Visitors Flock To Maryland State Parks Over Labor Day Weekend
DNR Offers Trapper Education Class October 6
Maryland Black Bear Hunting Permit Winners Drawn

9/5/07
Labor Day Weekend Busy For Maryland Natural Resources Police

8/30/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • 145th Anniversay Of Historic Battle Of South Mountain

    8/30/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resources Police Remind Boaters, Hunters To Be Safe This Holiday Weekend

    8/29/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    8/27/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Maryland Late Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Set
  • Civilian Conservation Corps 4th Annual Reunion September 23rd
  • National Hunting & Fishing Day 36th Anniversary Celebration September 22nd


  • 8/23/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Preserves Additional 46 Acres Of Open Space

    8/22/07 - Press Release

    New DNR Land Preservation Criteria Proposed

    8/21/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    8/21/07 - Media Advisory

    Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative Creates 3rd Deep Water Reef For Chesapeake Bay Fish Habitat

    8/20/07 - Press Release

    2007 Volunteer Fire Assistant Grants Awarded

    8/15/07 - Press Release

    "Diamond Jim” Still On The Loose

    8/13/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Deer Hunting Dates Set At Wye Island N.R.M.A.
  • Woodmont Open House

    8/13/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter
    8/10/07 - Press Release

    DNR Creates Office Of Sustainability

    8/9/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • 2007-2008 Maryland Late Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Proposed
  • Climate Change Adaptation & Response Workgroup Held First Meeting
  • Reclassification of 28 Maryland Threatened and Endangered Species Proposed
  • Maryland Partners with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Offer New E-Duck Stamp
  • Maryland Clean Marina Director Awarded National Environmental Commendation from Boat U.S. Foundation
  • Six Newly Certified Clean Marinas Recognized at Ninth Annual Clean Marina Ceremony
  • Maryland State Parks an Oasis for Summer Fun

    8/7/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    8/6/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Natural Resources Photo Contest Deadline Approaching
  • 2007-2008 Early Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons Begin in September

    8/2/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Maryland Preserves 200 Acres Of Open Space
  • Mandatory Trapper Education Program Now In Effect
  • Media Advisory - Ninth Annual Clean Marina Awards Ceremony
  • DNR Partners With Maryland Wood Duck Initiative To Increase Wood Duck Habitat
  • Oyster EIS Team Announces Project Status and Timeline

    7/31/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    7/30/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    7/27/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Forest Service Urges Caution To Avoid Wildfires

    7/26/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Black Bear Hunting Permit Application Period Opens August 1st
  • Qualification Shoots Scheduled For Managed Hunts

    7/24/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    7/23/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Daughter Of Maryland’s First State Forester To Celebrate 100th Birthday By Officiating At Maryland State Forest & Park Service Centennial Time Capsule Ceremony
  • Maryland Conservation Corps Celebrates Completion Of New Boardwalk At Point Lookout State Park
  • DNR Participates In National Lakes Survey

  • DNR To Hold Public Meetings On Maryland’s 10-Year Deer Management Plan

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  • 7/20/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    7/19/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Large Scale Bay Grass Restoration Continues With Eelgrass Seed Collection
  • DNR Offers Fall Outdoors Workshop For Women
  • Waterfowl Regulations Public Meeting On August 16th

    7/17/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Blind Site Licensing Dates Announced
  • Portions Of Deal Wildlife Management Area Temporarily Closed

    7/17/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter
    7/13/07 - Media Advisory

    Governor O’Malley To Row With Captain John Smith’s Shallop Crew

    7/11/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    7/10/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Janes Island State Park Receives National Recreational Trails Grant
  • MD DNR Forest Service Dispatches 20 Firefighters To Battle Nevada Wildfire
  • Volunteers Sought To Educate Maryland Students About The Chesapeake Bay, Environmental Issues


  • 7/9/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    7/6/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resources Police Arrest Three For Operating Under The Influence And Assault
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Report Busy Holiday On Waterways And In State Parks

    7/3/07 - Press Release

    “Diamond Jim” Imposter Exposed!

    7/2/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    6/29/07 - Media Advisory

    “Diamond Jim” -- Or Imposter -- To Be Exposed!

    6/29/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resources Police Launch Aggressive Enforcement Operation for Holiday

    6/27/07 - Press Release

    Public Comment Period For Proposed State Forest Annual Work Plans Closes July 24
    Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    6/27/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Outdoors Maryland Wins Two National Capital Emmys
  • DNR Resident-Curatorship Open House – Saturday July 7th
  • Maryland Geologist Honored With Prestigious Frye Award For Environmental Geology
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    6/22/07 - Press Release
    Governor O’Malley Announces FY ‘07 Best Year Ever For Local Program Open Space
    DNR Celebrates Completion Of Inner Harbor Marine Center Renovation
    Lower Potomac Tributary Team’s Ninth Annual Wade-In Set For June 24

    6/22/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Water Chestnut Eradication Effort Underway
  • DNR Joins Partnership to Support Environmental Learning
  • Public Invited To Join Maryland’s First Lady for 2007 Bay Game Kickoff

    6/21/07 - Press Release

    Draft EIS Delayed - Oyster EIS Team Releases Progress Report
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    6/20/07 - Press Release
    Diamond Jim Or Imposter? First Tagged Striper Caught In 2007 Maryland Fishing Challenge
    Governor O’Malley Announces FY ‘07 Best Year Ever For Local Program Open Space

    6/19/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Restoration Managers To Attempt Laboratory Breeding Of Mature Sturgeon
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    6/18/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • 2,455 Wild Turkeys Reported Harvested During The 2007 Spring Season
  • Stay Safe in the Water This Summer 

    6/15/07 - Press Release
    Governor O’Malley Appoints Dennis Fleming To The Potomac River Fisheries Commission
    Summer Weather Brings Ticks...and Tick-borne Diseases

    6/14/07 - Press Release

    DNR Kicks Off The 2007 Maryland Fishing Challenge Featuring The Search For “Diamond Jim”

    6/13/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Chronic Wasting Disease Not Found In Maryland Deer
  • 6/12/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    6/7/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    6/4/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    6/4/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Former State Senator Bernie Fowler To Participate In The 10th Annual Upper Western Shore Wade-In On June 9
  • Fourth Annapolis Wade-In Set For June 9 At The Annapolis Maritime Museum


  • 6/1/07 - Press Release

    Governor O’Malley Proclaims June “Great Outdoors Month”

    5/31/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resource Police Blotter

    5/30/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resource Police Report Busy Holiday on Waterways and in State Parks

    5/30/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • DNR Celebrates National Trails Day June 2
  • First Free Fishing Day of 2007 this Saturday
  • Upper Eastern Shore Wade-In Saturday June 2
  • At 100 Years Old, Patapsco Celebrates with Friends
  • Think Twice Before “Rescuing” that White-Tailed Fawn
  • 5/24/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • DNR’S Clean Marina Program Receives Award From City Of Annapolis
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Remind Boaters To Be Safe This Holiday Weekend
  • Outdoors Maryland Receives Four Local Emmy Nominations
  • 5/23/07 - Press Release
    Governor O'Malley Announces Preservation of 1,504 Acres of Maryland Landscape

    5/22/07 - Press Release
    DNR Bans Importation Of Firewood Into DNR Owned, Managed Properties

    5/21/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Governor O’Malley Proclaims May 27 “Rachel Carson Day"
  • Management Plan Being Developed For New Germany Lake To Address Vegetation And Siltation Issues
  • Grants Available For Tree Planting, Care Activities On Public Property
  • The Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter


  • 5/18/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
    Maryland Natural Resources Police Honor Their Own and Others
    Early Susquehanna Flats Striped Bass Possession Fishery Not Approved for 2007

    5/17/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Tagging Study To Focus On Striped Bass Health
  • Northern Central Rail Trail Renamed In Honor Of Former DNR Secretary Torrey C. Brown
  • "Canopy Meg" Coming to Deep Creek Lake State Park
  • 5/14/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Maryland Conservation Corps Celebrates National Americorps Week
  • Lt. Governor Brown To Test The Waters At The Patapsco/ Back Wade-In Sunday At Fort Smallwood Park

    5/10/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Maryland Park Service Graduates New Class of Rangers
  • RET. Ranger Offutt Johnson Receives Edmund Prince Award
  • NRP Sgt. Mel Adams Named DNR Employee of the Year
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    5/10/07 - Media Advisory
  • Northern Central Rail Trail to be Renamed in Honor of Former DNR Secretary Torrey C. Brown
  • Maryland Conservation Corps Celebrates National Americorps Week

    5/9/07 - Press Release
    Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of More Than $800,000 In Program Open Space Funding

    5/7/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Denil Fish Ladder Closed
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Officer Receives National Wildlife Enforcement Award
  • Point Lookout Lighthouse Expands Availability To The Public

    5/3/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Underwater Grasses Decline In Maryland’s Coastal Bays

    5/1/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • DNR Celebrates Nine Years Of Raising Horseshoe Crabs In The Classroom
  • DNR Extends Susquehanna Flats Catch & Release
  • DNR Celebrates Three Years Of Raising And Releasing American Shad

    4/30/07 - Press Release
    NRP Police Blotter

    4/26/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • DNR Certifies Port Of Salisbury Marina As Maryland Clean Marina
  • Maryland Sportfishing License Fees To Increase July 1

    4/25/07 - Press Release
    O’Malley Tours Bay Monitoring Sites, Studies Restoration Programs
    Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    4/23/07 - Press Release
    Governor O’Malley Celebrates Earth Day in Annapolis
    Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey Shows Stable Adult Abundance

    4/20/07 - Press Release
    Governor O’Malley Encourages Anglers to Enjoy Spring Rockfish Season
    Governor O’Malley Signs Greenhouse Gas Agreement, Climate Change Executive Order

    4/19/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of $7 Million In Program Open Space Funding
  • Maryland Park Service Volunteers Recognized At Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards
  • DNR Reminds Anglers To Be Aware Of Whirling Disease

    4/18/07 - Press Release
    Governor O’Malley Announces The Preservation Of Blackwater Land

    4/17/07 - Press Release
    Governor O’Malley And General Assembly Approve Nearly $28 Million In Waterway Improvement Funds For FY ‘08 Budget

    4/16/07 - NRP Police Blotter

    New NRP Leaders Take Oath of Office
     
  • 4/12/07 - Press Release
    Governor O’Malley Signs Highlands Action Program Charter

    4/12/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • DNR Urges Maryland Anglers To Get Involved In Fisheries Management
  • Volunteer Ranger Receives Prestigious Award From Maryland Recreation And Parks Association
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    4/9/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Wood Ducks Win Top Honors At The 34th Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest
  • Make Your Child’s 2007 Summer A Memorable One Through DNR’s Popular Outdoor Discovery Camp

  • Spring Turkey Season Opens With Youth Day On April 14; Regular Season Begins April 18

    4/6/07 - Press Release

    DNR To Hold Forestry And Parks Dedication At Garrett State Forest

    4/5/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • DNR Releases 2006 Wicomico River Water Quality Assessment Newsletter
  • Pennsylvania Artist Wins Maryland Black Bear

    4/4/07 - NRP Police Blotter

  • NRP Police Blotter

    4/4/07 - Press Release

  • Governor O’Malley Announces Acquisition of 150 acres in Montgomery County

    4/3/07 - Press Release

  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    4/2/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • DNR To Hold Public Meetings On Proposed 2008 Inland Fisheries Regulations
    3/26/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Shoreline Licensing For Riparian Property Owners Opens Today
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    3/28/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Bay Grasses Decline In 2006

    3/26/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Record Tautog Caught Off Ocean City

    3/23/07 - Press Release
    Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    3/22/07 - Press Release

    2007 Spring Striped Bass Season Regulation Proposed

    3/22/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Maryland Park Ranger Ruszin Receives Edmund Prince Award

    3/21/07 - Press Release

    Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of $1.49 Million In Program Open Space And Rural Legacy Projects

    3/19/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute Donates Trophy-sized Trout to Maryland
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    3/15/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • 2007 Midwinter Waterfowl Survey Records Historic Low For Canvasbacks
  • DNR Announces PLANT Award Recipients for 2006
    3/12/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Congressman Wayne Gilchrest Receives Award For Wildlife Conservation Efforts
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    3/9/07 - Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter
  • Striped Bass Gill Net Season Busy for Natural Resources Police

    3/5/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Former CWRAC Chair Gregory Kappler Receives DNR Certificate of Appreciation
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    3/1/07 - Press Release

    Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of $4 Million In Program Open Space Funding
    Maryland Deer Hunters Continue Steady Trend

    UPDATE 2/28/07 - Press Release

  • Savage River State Forest - Mt. Aetna Tract

    2/27/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • DNR To Hold Public Regulatory Scoping Meeting On Maryland Diamondback Terrapins

    2/26/07 - Press Release

    Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter 2/22/07 - Media Advisory
    Announcement Of Major Contribution For Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative - Media Advisory

    2/21/07 - DNR News Briefs
  • Queenstown Man Pleads Guilty To Operating A Tree Expert Business Without A License In Queen Anne’s County
  • NRP Encourages Citizens To Sign Up For Hunting And Boating Education Classes
  • Cunningham Falls State Park To Host 37th Annual Maple Syrup Making Demonstration

    2/16/07 - Press Releases
    DNR To Hold Public Regulatory Scoping Meeting On Maryland Diamondback Terrapins
    Governor O’Malley Announces BPW Approval Of $6 Million In Program Open Space And Rural Legacy Projects
    Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    2/15/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • Trout Production At Two State Rearing Facilities Impacted By Parasite Discovery

    2/13/07 - Press Releases
    Maryland Park Service Issues Deep Creek Lake Public Safety Warning
    Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

    2/12/07 - Press Release
    DNR and Queen Anne’s County to Fund Dredging of Kent Narrows Channel

    2/12/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • DNR Suggests Making Recycled Greetings Cards -- A Natural Valentine

    2/8/07 - DNR News Briefs

  • DNR Secretary Announces Senior Staff Appointments
  • DNR Answers Questions about Sea Level Rise
  • DNR To Hold Public Meeting On Proposed Experimental Reintroduction Of Northern Pinesnakes To Pocomoke State Forest

    2/7/07 - Press Release

    Governor O’Malley Submits Advisory Report to FERC Urging Denial of Sparrows Point LNG Facility

    2/6/07 - Press Release

    Natural Resources Police Keeping Pace With Oyster Violators

    2/5/07 - Press Release
    DNR Aquatic Biologist Mike Naylor Receives Conservation Award From American Fisheries Society
    2/5/07 - News Briefs
    To access Monday's NRP Updates, CLICK HERE

  • 2/1/07 - News Briefs

  • DNR Announces Upcoming Deadline For River Of Words® Environmental Poetry and Art Contest
  • 1/29/07 - News Briefs

  • Maryland Diamondback Terrapin Public Information Meeting

  • DNR Hires Full-Time Librarian For Information Resources Center/Carter Library

  • To access Thursday's NRP Updates, CLICK HERE


  • 1/25/07 - News Briefs

  • Grants Available For Public Land Plantings And Educational Projects
  • Virginia Tree Care Technician Fined, Given Probation For Operating And Advertising As A Tree Expert Prior To Being Licensed
  • Unlicensed Tree Care Technician Fails To Appear In Montgomery County District Court


  • 1/22/07 - News Briefs

  • Natural Resources Police Confirm Reported Missing Boater Found

  • Fisheries Service Releases New 2007 Sportfishing Guide

  • Ocean City Unlicensed Tree Expert Fined

  • To access Monday's NRP Updates, CLICK HERE
  • 1/18/07 - Press Release
    Maryland DNR Hosts 30th Southeastern Deer Study Group Conference

    1/18/07 - News Briefs

  • Top 10 Things You Can Do To Help Maryland’s Environment

  • To access Thursday's NRP Updates, CLICK HERE


  • 1/11/07 - News Briefs

  • Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Contest Now Accepting Entries
  • 2007-2008 Maryland Black Bear Conservation Stamp Contest Now Open
  • Montgomery County Unlicensed Tree Expert Jailed
  • To access Monday's NRP Updates, CLICK HERE
  • 1/9/07 Press Release
    DNR Announces Creation of The Maryland Artifical Reef Initiative

    1/8/07 - News Briefs

  • Maryland Department of Natural Resources Presents Annual Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Observance Program
  • Charles County Landowners Donate 480 Acres in Conservation Easements
  • Free Maryland Clean Marina Workshops This Month
  • Maryland Landowners Donate Nearly 3,300 Acres of Conservation Easements in 2006
  • 1/5/07 Media Advisory

  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources to Launch the Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative

    1/3/07 Press Release
    North Central Rail Trail to Be Named After Former DNR Secretary Torrey Brown

    1/3/07 - News Briefs

  • Announcement of Archery Deer Hunting at Billingsley CWMA

    Board of Public Works
    BPW Approves $3.5 Million in Program Open Space Funds for Howard County
    BPW Approves $3 Million in Program Open Space Funds for Montgomery County
    BPW Approves $1.7 Million in Program Open Space Funds for Harford County
    BPW Approves $687,229 in Program Open Space Funds for Worcester County
    BPW Approves $226,402 in Program Open Space Funds for Allegany County
    BPW Approves $197,213 in Program Open Space Funds for Garrett County
    BPW Approves $146,500 in Program Open Space Funds for Charles County
    BPW Approves $46,800 in Program Open Space Funds for Washington County
    BPW Approves $265,112 for Shore Erosion Control in Talbot County