2019-2020 Maryland Oyster Season

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued season limits for the 2019-2020 oyster harvesting season. Effective immediately, the 2019-20 season will begin October 1, 2019 with no commercial harvesting on Wednesdays, and temporary closures to wild harvesting in … Continued

Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary

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NOAA, the state of Maryland and Charles County recently announced the designation of Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary. The sanctuary will protect the remains of more than 100 abandoned steamships and vessels built as part of America’s engagement in … Continued

Maryland Rural Legacy Program Grants

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In December 2018, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved Rural Legacy Program grants totaling $3 million that will provide dedicated state funding to permanently protect working farms and forests, and provide vegetative stream buffers to improve water quality in … Continued