Wild Turkey in Maryland

Two wild turkeys in the fall. Photo by Lori R. Bramble

Summer 2022 Wild Turkey Survey

We need your help! If you see wild turkeys this summer between July 1 and August 31, please report them to the Department of Natural Resources using the online form here.

The Annual Summer Wild Turkey Observation Survey allows the Department to track population trends and better manage turkeys across Maryland. To assist with turkey identification, please check out our Summer Turkey ID sheet.

Habitat Issues

Webinar Presentation: Wild Turkey Management and Biology in Maryland- by Bob Long, DNR (original broadcast 3/7/2013)

Wild Turkey Management and Biology in Maryland

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