Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Expansion

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A recent expansion of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge includes 410 acres of forest and wetland habitat that is important for birds and other wildlife. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) acquired the properties from The Nature Conservancy. The expansion … Continued

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Expansion

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The U.S. Department of the Interior recently announced that Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) has received approval to acquire 758 acres for $2.235 million. The funding was among nearly $6.5 million in expenditures from the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund to … Continued

Baltimore County Artist Wins The 36th Annual Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest

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David Turnbaugh’s painting entitled “Marsh Dweller” is the winner of the 2010-2011 Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest. The winning painting shows a Hooded Merganser walking through a marsh setting and will be featured on the 2010-2011 Maryland Migratory … Continued

2009-2010 Maryland Late Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Set

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has reviewed all public input and finalized the 2009-2010 late waterfowl hunting seasons. “As always, public input helped guide our decisions,” said Paul Peditto, Director of DNR’s Wildlife and Heritage Service. “The individuals … Continued

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