2020 Maryland Midwinter Waterfowl Survey

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In early January 2020, aerial survey teams of pilots and biologists from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) made visual estimates of the ducks, geese, and swans along most of the state’s Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, and Atlantic coast … Continued

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Waterfowl Cam

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The Friends of Blackwater have launched a new Waterfowl Cam located at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (BNWR). The camera is a pan-tilt-zoom streaming video cam with a microphone and is installed on a dike within man-made freshwater ponds at the … Continued

Chesapeake Logperch Restoration

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  The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is part of a team of conservation agencies that was awarded a federal competitive State Wildlife Grant to work toward the recovery of Chesapeake logperch in the Susquehanna River basin. DNR will … Continued

Chesapeake Conservancy Great Blue Heron Cam 2018

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The Chesapeake Conservancy announced recently that great blue herons have returned to the organization’s webcam located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The iconic herons returned to their rookery about two weeks earlier than usual this year. The rotating bird cam captured … Continued