Maryland Coastal shoreline

Grants Gateway Funds 96 Projects

The department awarded $30.9 million in grants to local communities that will restore local waterways, increase climate resilience, and foster stewardship.

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Chesapeake Forest Lands Hunting Leases

The department is accepting public comment on a proposal for restructuring the Chesapeake Forest Lands lease program for hunting clubs.​

2 young children wearing life jackets

Life Jackets for Kids

Children under age 13 must WEAR a U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device while underway on a recreational vessel under 21 feet in length on Maryland waters.

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