| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Someone with an artistic, or nihilistic, bent did a job on Rocks State Park this past weekend – a paint job, that is.
Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating an extensive amount of paint that was spilled around the area of Kilgore...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Trapped in a steel cage barely big enough to hold her, the large squirrel was not happy, pawing at the bars and trying them with her teeth.
Matt Whitbeck and Cherry Keller of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were glad to see her, though. The furry...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Firefighters from several volunteer companies in Harford and Baltimore counties battled a woods fire in Fallston Tuesday afternoon. On Friday evening, another woods fire in Joppatowne required several area fire companies to control.
The Fallston fire...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Crabbing season officially begins in Maryland today, but the Chesapeake Bay's blue crabs apparently haven't gotten the word.
My colleague Richard Gorelick reports that watermen, seafood dealers, restaurateurs and state natural resource officials all...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Arbor Day 2012 will be recognized by Harford on Friday at 9 a.m. at the Harford Waste Disposal Center (Scarboro Landfill) at 3135 Scarboro Road in Street.
The Arbor Day festivities will consist of tree plantings, displays, demonstrations, exhibits,...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 10:56 AM
McDANILE COLLEGE: McDaniel College inducted 36 juniors and seniors into the Delta of Maryland Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa has chapters at 280 colleges and universities, and more than 600,000 members. Among the McDaniel...
| Mar 18, 2012
A bright light was dimmed March 9 when long time West Friendship resident Janet McKegg died.
In recent years, Janet had resided at Elternhaus Assisted Living, in Dayton. Janet is survived by her devoted husband of 31 years, Al McKegg, and her loving...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Janet S. McKegg, whose career with the Department of Natural Resources spanned nearly three decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Elternhaus, a Dayton assisted-living facility.
The former West Friendship resident was 58....
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:26 PM
A number of hunting regulation changes are being considered by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service as a result of receiving more than 1,000 comments at stakeholder meetings, public hearings and online forums.
| Mar 12, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Spring begins March 20, and a small but sturdy white oak tree is waiting with open branches.
It's not just any tree, but a link to history, standing tall — well, about 5.5 feet tall — in Guilford's Gateway Park.
This white oak is not...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:04 AM
If a tree falls in a Maryland forest, does anyone know its value?
State Forester Steve Koehn threw back his head and laughed when asked that question. And then he jumped at the chance to shed some light on what he calls one of Maryland's best-kept...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:10 AM
The algae blooms fouling Baltimore area waters apparently have claimed more victims, as more dead fish have been spotted floating in the Inner Harbor and washing ashore at Fort McHenry just south of downtown.
Investigators with the Maryland Department of...