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Maryland DNR Hosts 30th Southeastern Deer Study Group Conference
ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Service will host the 30th Annual Southeastern Deer Study Group February 25-27, 2007 at the Princess Royale Hotel and Conference Center in Ocean City. The annual event is open to deer management professionals and enthusiasts alike.
Hosted on a rotating basis by a different southeastern state wildlife agency’s deer management section, the conference provides deer biologists, managers and researchers a venue for presenting their most recent findings on deer biology and management. Maryland previously hosted the event in 1992, the largest annual meeting of its kind across the Southeast.
Registration fees and donations fund this popular conference. If you would like to support the Southeastern Deer Study Group by making a donation, contact Maryland DNR Deer Project Leader Douglas Hotton by January 26 at (410) 713-3851. Additional information regarding meeting registration and lodging are available on the DNR website at www.dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife/wtdeer_meeting.asp. Rooms must be reserved by February 10, 2007 in order to receive conference discounts.
January 18, 2007
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 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 www.dnr.maryland.gov