Department of Natural Resources
This winter’s chilly weather has crews breaking up ice on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries for the first time in years.
Turns out the polar vortex isn’t the only thing from the north that invaded the U.S. this year. Snowy owls, the majestic white birds that spend summers in the Arctic, have flown south in record numbers this year, according to naturalist Scott Weidensaul.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says the state’s oyster population and reproduction rates are up again.
Maryland state officials are warning boaters not to ride out Hurricane Sandy aboard their vessels.
Maryland is looking for a new logo to help market the state’s seafood and state officials are asking the public for their ideas.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s preparing to allow trapping for river otters in far western Maryland after reintroducing them to the region.