In accordance with federal law, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age or sex in administration of its programs or activities, nor does it intimidate or retaliate against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights to participate in or opposed actions protected by federal nondiscrimination laws or for the purpose of interfering with such rights.
In accordance with State law, DNR will not refuse, withhold from or deny to any person any of the accommodations, facilities or privileges of DNR-owned or operated public accommodations because of the person's race, sex, age, color, creed, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability, and will make reasonable efforts to accommodate an individual with disabilities.
Mr. Richard AllenDirector of Equal Opportunity & ADA CoordinatorDepartment of Natural Resources580 Taylor Ave., C-3Annapolis MD 21401
Telephone: (410)260-8058Email: email@example.com
If you believe that you have been discriminated against with respect to a DNR program or activity, you may contact Mr. Allen to learn how and where to file a complaint of discrimination.
Information regarding this non-discrimination statement, including available Limited English Proficiency languages, can be obtained by contacting Mr. Richard Allen.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) has established a grievance procedure to ensure prompt and fair resolution of complaints, not related to employment, alleging discrimination due to an individual's race, color, national origin, including Limited English Proficiency, sex, age, or disability or retaliation for exercising rights under applicable non-discrimination laws and regulations in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and other related federal and state civil rights statutes and regulations. The procedure applies also to complaints, not related to employment, alleging discrimination in the provision of public accommodations due to an individual's race, sex, age, color, creed, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability, in violation of State law. This procedure has been adopted to conform to 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7 and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency guidelines.
The grievance procedure provides a process for resolving disputes either formally, through written complaint, investigation and Department decision, or informally, by agreement of the parties.
The primary contact for the Discrimination Grievance Procedure is the Department's Nondiscrimination Coordinator:
The Nondiscrimination Coordinator is the chief administrator and investigator of grievances under this procedure. As described more fully below, the Nondiscrimination Coordinator:
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)