The Department is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year 2021 to 43 projects in 17 counties; statewide projects; emergency needs; and improving public boating access facilities, water safety, and navigation.
Marine mammals and sea turtles are making their seasonal return to the Atlantic coast, the Chesapeake Bay, and its tributaries. The department requests people report any distressed or deceased marine mammals or sea turtles 1-800-628-9944.
This weekend, beginning July 3, the Maryland Natural Resources Police will partner with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and the U.S. Coast Guard in the Operation Dry Water campaign of awareness and enforcement to reduce boating under the influence.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)
Banner Photo: Fly fishing on the Gunpowder by Matt Shevland