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National Parks

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  • Md. national park attendance down

    Md. national park attendance down
    Attendance at Maryland's national parks, including at Baltimore's Fort McHenry, dropped in 2013, thanks in part to a shutdown of the federal government that closed the parks, officials said.
  • Extension service can help with all those tomatoes [Clarksville]

    Tomatoes are the most commonly grown home garden crop. Late in summer you may be seeing tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes. What to do with them all can be your big question of the season. The University of Maryland Extension — Howard County is coming...

    Bus tour to retrace route of Civil War's Great Train Raid

    Bus tour to retrace route of Civil War's Great Train Raid
    The 150th anniversary of Confederate Major Harry Gilmor's "Great Train Raid" of the Civil War will be remembered with a bus tour retracing his route of destruction through northern Baltimore County in the summer of 1864. The tour, on Saturday, July 12,...

    Baltimore County launches new Trail Finder web app

    Baltimore County launches new Trail Finder web app
    Baltimore County officials unveiled a new Trail Finder Web site application Wednesday morning at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, as part of an effort to promote exercise and an active lifestyle among county residents. The...

    Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer

    Orchid loss in Md. mountains laid to deer
    For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor. But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing...