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Elk Neck State Forest Shooting Ranges Closed Saturday, September 13
Youth outdoor field day to occur
NORTH EAST, MD — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Elk Neck State Forest shooting range complex in Cecil County will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, in order to host the Northern Chesapeake Sportsman for Kids field day event.
This annual event is made possible by a partnership with DNR and corporate sponsors and was established to introduce local youth ages 10-13 to various outdoor activities including hunting, fishing and boating. The event will take place all day. For more information, call (443) 206-0122.
The shooting range will reopen on Sunday, Sept. 14 and resume regular hours of operation from 9 a.m. to sunset. For more information about the complex, contact the state forest at (410) 287-5675.
September 3, 2008
Contact: Kara Turner
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 449,000 acres of public lands and 17,000 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 12 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