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Fishing Bay WMA Boat Ramp Closed Beginning October 1
Ramp Improvements to Occur Over Next Six Months
Cambridge, MD — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will temporarily close the Bestpitch Boat Ramp at Fishing Bay Wildlife Management Area beginning Oct. 1 for repairs and improvements to the structure.
For the subsequent six months, bulkheads and ramps will be replaced and paved. Those wishing to access the waterway during this time are encouraged to utilize the Dorchester County ramp on the east side of the Bestpitch Ferry Bridge. For more information contact the LeCompte Wildlife Work Center at 410-376-3236 extension 302.
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