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Maryland Park Service Graduates New Class of Rangers
The Maryland Pak Service recognized 10 employees yesterday as the newest class of Park Rangers to receive their certification. These new Rangers represent the fourth class of civilian park professionals to have met the standards of training and expertise to receive the title Maryland Park Ranger. Maryland Rangers, both civilian and law enforcement officers, are dedicated to the protection and stewardship of our state's natural and cultural resources on public lands.
May 10, 2007
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov