| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Six people have been charged since the start of this month with illegally catching striped bass in federal waters more than three miles off the coast of Ocean City, according to the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Police said the recreational fishers...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 11:55 AM
The first week of the state's two-week firearm season for hunting deers has produced fewer deer taken and at least one hunter seriously injured.
According to Brian Eyler, Deer Project Leader for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, colder...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:21 PM
William Jabine II, a former Evening Sun reporter and assistant city editor who later became spokesman for the old State Roads Commission and the Department of Natural Resources, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Catonsville Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Emergency responders on Sunday recovered the body of a 26-year-old kayaker who had been reported missing a day earlier.
The body of Daniel Travis Deamond of Parkville was pulled from the Gunpowder Falls near Belair Road in Kingsville at about 11:30 a.m....
| May 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The recent passage and signing of landmark forest legislation will help protect the health and well-being of all Marylanders for generations to come. Maryland has made a commitment to "no net loss" of our state's forests — both urban and rural...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:47 PM
A 12-year-old Havre de Grace girl remains hospitalized after sustaining "significant" injuries from a fall from the King & Queen Seat in Rocks State Park Saturday, several emergency information sources said.
Three Department of Natural Resources Park...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Harford County residents have access to thousands of acres of local and state parklands, with attractions ranging from disc golf courses, equestrian and hiking trails and sports fields to boat launches, playgrounds and nature centers.
| May 21, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The Maryland State Soil Conservation Committee is accepting nominations for appointment to the Harford Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors.
The appointment will be to fill the unexpired term of Michael S. Birch on Oct. 17, 2016. Nominations...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley swore in Joseph P. Gill as Secretary of Natural Resources Tuesday, replacing John R. Griffin at the top of the 1,200-employee agency.
Griffin has been named to replace Matt Gallagher as the governor's chief of staff as of June 1....
| May 2, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Harford Christian School won its seventh consecutive Harford Envirothon Wednesday, the culmination of weeks of studying, but the students' coach warned them they couldn't rest long with the state competition about six weeks away.
"[There are] volumes of...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday named the head of Department of Natural Resources as his new chief of staff.
John R. Griffin, 66, will take over for Matthew Gallagher, who will leave the administration at the end of May to lead the Goldseker...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:49 PM
As gulls and cormorants perched on the walls of Fort Carroll looked on, a crabbing boat stopped long enough to jettison 30 bushel baskets of very special oyster shells into the Patapsco River.
On the boat, a handful of Pasadena residents spent their...