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    Deadly Boat Accident in Chesapeake Bay

    Maryland Natural Resources Police received a report of a vessel taking on water near Point Lookout State Park (PLSP) in the Chesapeake Bay at approximately 930am. The vessel was a 23...

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    More Zebra Mussels Found in Upper Chesapeake Bay

    DNR calls on boaters and anglers to help prevent the spread of this harmful species Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) biologists found young zebra mussels attached to buoys off Havre...

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    MD DNR Names Vessel After Robert P. Gaudette

    In a ceremony to take place at Susan B. Campbell Park, City Dock, Annapolis, MD on Monday, November 26, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), along with Department of Homeland...

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    Floating Dock Installed at Port Deposit

    The Town of Port Deposit and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Boating Services have finished installing a new floating dock on the Susquehanna River at Marina Park in Cecil...

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    Be Wary of Unlicensed Tree Companies

    With Hurricane Sandy come and gone, leaving fallen branches and trees in its wake, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds homeowners to make sure that anyone they hire for...

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    Fall Trout Stocking to Begin in October

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service (DNR) is forecasting an early October start to the annual fall trout stocking program. “Stocking dates and locations are dependent on water flow,...

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    Jellyfish Facts

    By: Dr. Jennifer E. Purcell What types of jellyfish occur in the Chesapeake Bay and nearby waters? In the summertime in ocean waters, for example, off Ocean City, two types of...

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    State Record Broken at White Marlin Open

    Scott Cusick of Jackson, NJ set a new Maryland State record by reeling in a scalloped hammerhead shark weighing 266 pounds, eight ounces, at the White Marlin Open tournament on August...

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    DNR Certifies New Clean Marina in Deale

    Bay Harbor Boatyard, a family run facility on Rockhold Creek off of Herring Bay, has been certified as the newest Maryland Clean Marina. “We really wanted to make our place the...

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    DNR Reminds Hunters to Use New License and Game Check-in System

    The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters to use the new COMPASS system to purchase licenses or stamps and to check-in harvested deer or turkeys. DNR launched COMPASS as a...

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