Deer in Spring Landscape

Of Interest

Scene from a Junior Hunter Field DayRegistration OPEN for Junior Hunter Field Day

Spring Junior Hunter Field Day Event @ Midland Sportsman's Club (Allegany County)- May 30th. Click here to register.


Hunting & Shooting Sports - woman participatingHunting 101 Workshops - Register today!





Public Comment Requested for Indian Springs WMA's 15-year Vision Plan

In January 2015 the DNR completed the draft vision plan to effectively establish long-term goals, maintain and manage public access for outdoor recreation and natural resource protection on the 6,635 acre property located in the north central portion of Washington County. Public comments will be accepted through February 28, 2015.

Art for Winter 2015 Issue of HabichatWinter 2015 Issue of Habichat Now Online

For Stewards of Maryland's Backyard Wildlife.


DNR Seeks Black Bear Conservation and Migratory Game Bird Stamp Designs

The 19th annual Black Bear Conservation and 41st annual Migratory Game Bird Stamp design contests are open and ready for submissions.



Checking in your big game and need the county codes?

Click Here for a Print Version.




Canada Goose in flight2014-2015 Maryland Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons Flyer

Maryland Late Waterfowl Seasons and Bag Limits 2014-2015 Hunting Year

Scenic View of Swallow Falls, courtesy of Kathy FachetNew Online Guide to Maryland Natural Areas

This online, one-stop travel resource is for anyone looking to experience the State’s most beautiful natural places, as distinguished by their pristine environment and rare plant and wildlife species.



Hunter Safety Volunteer instructors

Hunter Safety

Volunteer safety instructors offer hunter safety classes statewide, helping to keep hunters and citizens safe.

Photo of Junior Hunter, iStock image

Junior Hunting

Maryland holds three Junior Hunt Days (deer, turkey, game birds). Junior Hunters can also earn a Junior Hunter Certificate.

Photo of Maryland Terrapin

Attention Crabbers

You can help save the Maryland Terrapin. Learn how to easily and inexpensively modify your crab pots.

National Hunting & Fishing Day

Maryland Celebrates

National Hunting & Fishing Day on Sat., Sept. 27th. Free Admission & Free Parking. Join us for a day of fun!