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Black Bear

Black Bears Emerging From Winter Dens​

Maryland’s black bears are leaving their winter dens. As they emerge, they are hungry and searching for food. Bears are attracted to anything that smells like food.​​​​

Floodwaters penetrated some businesses on Jackson Street in Lonaconing, MD.

April is Flood Awareness Month

Information about floods and flood relief assistance can be found at the Maryland Dept of the Environment's website. Learn about floods, flood programs and protection measures.

Northern Snakehead - Photo by Joshua A. Campbell

Fishing Report for April 21

There are a lot of exciting fishing opportunities in Maryland right now — the trout stocking crews are busy, hickory shad runs are underway, and warming waters have many fish species active.​

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