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Maryland DNR Public Information Meeting on Hunting Tracts in Chesapeake Forest

September 27, 2012
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forest Service will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 3 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center to present information on the newly established hunting tracts in Chesapeake Forest. The changes include expanding the forest's public hunting acreage by 1,822 acres and making 15 tracts available...
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Maryland DNR Announces Changes to Chesapeake Forest Hunting Tracts

August 30, 2012
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The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has decided to open the Foster tract of the Chesapeake Forest to public hunting, after taking public input for a month. DNR also plans to move all of the 15 proposed tracts from public hunting to the leased hunting program. The Department will hold a joint Forestry and...
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Waterways in Somerset County Reclassified for Shellfish Harvesting

August 17, 2012
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A portion of Monie Bay in Somerset County that has been classified as restricted, meaning that it has been closed to shellfish harvesting, will be open to harvesting effective Monday, August 20, 2012. Recent evaluations of the waterway and its shellfish showed decreased levels of bacteria. The area affected is from Victor Neck upstream...
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6th Annual WHEELS ON the WATERFRONT

July 20, 2012
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The Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Wheels That Heal Car Club of Salisbury, Maryland are pleased to invite you to attend the 6th Annual WHEELS ON the WATERFRONT (W.O.W.) Cruise-In at the foot of West Main Street in Downtown Crisfield. Last year’s event attracted over 175 classic cars and street rods...
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Bay Game Activity Book Now Available

June 15, 2012
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The 2012-2013 Maryland Bay Game: Celebrating Children & Our Natural World is en route to area libraries, State Parks, and visitor centers, ready to take kids on an exciting journey across the State. For the past 15 years, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has published the free, colorful booklet in celebration of...
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Pocomoke City Announces a Grand Opening and Open House

May 16, 2012
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Pocomoke City Mayor Bruce Morrison proudly announces the grand opening of “Cottage Art by Justine,” an internet-based business featuring eclectic, repurposed, and “up- cycled” items. He is also celebrating the completion of renovations of the recently revamped “Salty Dog Grooming” studio. Both businesses are owned by Justine Oneal.
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Junior Hunter Field Days Set For The Eastern Shore of Maryland

April 26, 2012
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Young people interested in wildlife and the outdoors are invited to join staff from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and local conservation groups to learn about a variety of topics related to wildlife management and stewardship during Junior Hunter Field Days on June 2 in Sudlersville and June 16 in Princess Anne.
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Drought Watch in Effect for Eastern Maryland

April 13, 2012
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The Maryland Department of the Environment announced today that a drought "watch" is in effect for the Eastern region of Maryland, where precipitation levels have been below normal in recent months.
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Maryland’s Rural Legacy Program Preserves 1,209 Acres Easements in Baltimore, Dorchester, St. Mary’s and Worcester Counties

April 5, 2012
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The State of Maryland has added 1,209 acres to its permanently protected rural landscape, eliminating 100 development rights in four counties. Governor Martin O’Malley and the Board of Public Works today approved funding to preserve the land, located in Baltimore, Dorchester, St. Mary’s and Worcester Counties, through nine Rural Legacy easements.
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Backyard Buffers Program on the Lower Eastern Shore

March 29, 2012
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University of Maryland Extension is partnering with Maryland DNR Forest Service to offer the Backyard Buffer Program to the Lower Eastern Shore. This program is designed to assist homeowners who have a stream or other waterway on or adjacent to their property to create a streamside buffer of native trees and shrubs.
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