Maryland Department of Natural Resources Biologist Beth Schlimm holds a tiger salamander. Photo by Kevin Stohlgren

Pumpout Grants Available

The application deadline for Pumpout Operations and Maintenance grants for the 2020 boating season is April 15.

Young girl exploring contents of seine net

April is Environmental Education Month

Maryland supports hands-on learning about nature. This year’s proclamation also recognizes April 22nd as the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.​​​

Black Bear at Savage River Reservoir

Black Bears Emerging from Dens

Residents of Maryland’s bear country are urged to be proactive and exercise good judgment to avoid creating man-made attractions for bears.​

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