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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2004 Maryland Department of Natural Resources

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Contents
On the Cover... Cover of the Winter 2004 issue
A mink surveys his wintery world.

Mission
The Department of Natural Resources preserves, protects, enhances and restores
Maryland's natural resources for the wise use and enjoyment of all citizens.


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