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Most Md. Appalachian Trail Shelters Reopened After Tree Work

The state Department of Natural Resources says most overnight shelters and campsites along Maryland’s section of the Appalachian Trail have reopened after tree maintenance prompted by a hiker’s death.

03/20/2015

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Hogan Appoints Retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton to Head DNR

Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton to be head of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

02/13/2015

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4 Deer Found With Chronic Brain Disease in Western Md.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says four more white-tailed deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in western Maryland.

01/23/2015

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Hogan’s Choice for Md. Agency Not Moving Forward Due to Health

Gov. Larry Hogan’s initial appointment to lead the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is not moving forward due to health considerations.

01/23/2015

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Body Recovered From Weems Creek in Annapolis

A man’s body was recovered from the water in Annapolis Sunday.

07/06/2014

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Missing Swimmer at Patapsco State Park

Officials recovered the body of a Cheverly man who went missing Friday night at the Patapsco Valley State Park.

07/05/2014

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Md. Man Fined in Connection With Striped Bass

A Lanham man has been fined $2,000 after pleading guilty to catching more than 200 undersized striped bass during a fishing trip.

04/20/2014

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4-Day Bear Hunt Season Proposed in Md.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it will change the way black bear hunts are managed to make planning easier for hunters.

03/26/2014

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Record Number of Snowy Owls Migrating to the Region a Treat For Scientists, Bird Watchers

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.

01/16/2014

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Crustacean Indigenous to Rock Creek Park Threatened By Purple Line?

It seems like the Purple Line meets a new obstacle every day, but the smallest may prove to be among the most challenging.

11/30/2013

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