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

Maryland Clean Marinas Seminars 2020

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Owners and managers of marinas, boatyards, and yacht clubs are invited to attend a free seminar to learn about becoming certified Maryland Clean Marinas. The program will provide details on commonly needed permits and plans, and an informative session on … Continued

Maryland BUILD Tool for Dredged Materials Use

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has developed a new conservation tool to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of clean dredged sediments. Beneficial Use – Identifying Locations for Dredge (BUILD) is a mapping tool that will support the … Continued

2019 MD-VA Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Surveys

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Two recent surveys of juvenile striped bass in waters of the Chesapeake Bay indicated mixed results for the bay wide stock. Conducted by biologists in Maryland and Virginia the surveys included counts of juvenile striped bass and other species in … Continued

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