2022 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey

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Blue Crabs The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) recently announced the results of the 2022 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey. The annual cooperative survey estimates the number of blue crabs in … Continued

2022 Maryland Midwinter Waterfowl Survey

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In early January 2022, 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 Ocean … Continued

2021 Conowingo Dam American Eel Passage

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The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently announced that in 2021, more than half a million eels have been captured below the Conowingo Dam. The captured eels will be transported upstream and … Continued

2022 Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund Grants

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The State of Maryland will award $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants for Fiscal Year 2022 to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities, and navigation throughout the state. The funding will go toward 60 projects in 19 counties, … Continued

2021 Conowingo Dam Fish Lift Survey Results

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently released survey information from the 2021 spring Conowingo Dam fish lift operations. A total of 6,354 adult American shad were successfully transported alive from the fish lift to Columbia, Pa. so they … Continued