According to Maryland State Law, it is unlawful to stock live fish into waters of the State without first obtaining a permit from the Department of Natural Resources. You may obtain a permit by going to our pond stocking web page. It is undesirable to stock a pond with fish from another pond, lake or stream due to the potential introduction of disease and nuisance weeds.
General Questions - contact a University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension Agent
Information concerning the eradication of excess algae/vegetation - contact a University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension Agent
To obtain a permits for chemical eradication of aquatic vegetation click the Maryland Department of Environment.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)