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

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

2018 MD-VA Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Surveys

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Biologists in Maryland and Virginia recently completed annual surveys of juvenile striped bass and other species in waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Preliminary results of the surveys suggest that 2018 was a productive spawning season for several iconic fish species, including … Continued

New Potomac River Paddle-In Camp Sites

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and National Park Service (NPS) recently announced the completion of a project to expand and enhance paddle-in camping opportunities in Southern Maryland. The improved access allows longer overnight paddling excursions along the Potomac … Continued