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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.​​​​

Kid looking at birds through field glasses - Photo by by K Michael Lathroum

Park Quest 2021 Begins

The 2021 Park Quest theme is “Spread Your Wings to Explore Maryland’s State Parks,” and many of the quests will help participants learn more about Maryland’s birds.​

Nicole Anderson is a very happy angler with her impressive catch of a post-spawn striped bass. Photo courtesy of Nicole Anderson

Maryland Fishing Report – May 5

The Chesapeake Bay is now open for striped bass fishing. Further information on areas and dates for striped bass fishing can be found HERE​​​

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