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Bidding Opens for Trapping Privileges on Select Eastern Shore Wildlife Management Areas

Vienna, Md. (August 29, 2012) ─  The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is currently accepting bids for the 2012-2013 trapping seasons at LeCompte, Linkwood, Taylor’s Island, Fishing Bay, Idylwild, Ellis Bay, Wetipquin and Nanticoke River wildlife management areas.

Applicants must pick up bid packages in person at LeCompte Wildlife Management Area, 4220 Steeles Neck Road, Vienna, Md. 21869.

Applicants must return sealed bids to Lecompte Wildlife Management Area by 12 p.m. on October 19, 2012. DNR will award annual trapping leases to the highest bidder, as determined during the bid opening, to be held at 1 p.m. on October 19, 2012.

More information is available by calling 410-376-3236 ext. 302 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.


   August 29, 2012

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

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