The From Our Table to Yours: Share, Swap and Take event will be held on Thursdays and Fridays until Aug. 28 at the Eldersburg branch of the Carroll County Public Library, and its purpose is to create a more efficient method of producing and consuming produce.
A striped bass poaching case that began in February 2011 with a discovery of mysterious, illegally set nets full of tens of thousands of pounds of striped bass off of Kent Island is finally coming to a close.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police spent the weekend patrolling the state's most-trafficked waterways for drunken boaters in a nationwide policing event, "Operation Dry Water," as they prepare for the throngs that will be out over the upcoming Fourth of July weekend.
Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Services, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. He was 86.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
A five-member team of students from Carroll County's Venturing Crew 202 won the 24th annual Maryland Envirothon — an outdoor natural resources competition that challenges students to identify and categorize living resources, perform soil surveys and solve other complex natural resource issues.
Tucked amid the woods of northern Baltimore County is one of Maryland's natural gems – the Big Gunpowder Falls, a nationally renowned trout stream that draws anglers from far and wide to try their skills and luck in the cold, rushing water.
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 at an alarming rate.
Columbia Families in Nature is a new family nature club that organizes two to three free outings a month throughout Howard County. Chiara D'Amore, of Columbia, founded the club with her husband, Jeremy Bergamore, and their children, Bryce, 4, and Sasha, 1, to encourage families to explore the outdoors together, emphasize play time in nature and teach participants about the environment and conservation.
WASHINGTON -- Environmental advocates say a spending bill set for review in the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday could reopen a fight over whether the Environmental Protection Agency may regulate pollution entering small headwater streams that feed into larger bodies of water, including the Chesapeake Bay.
The Obama administration announced on Tuesday an initiative to track every fish sold in the United States — a move designed to crack down on illegal fishing, mislabeling of seafood and related problems.
On Wednesday, 35 members of North Harford High School's Class of 2014 will have the additional distinction of being the first graduating seniors to complete the school's magnet program, Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences.
A Street man was able to rescue a bald eagle tangled in a fishing line Saturday, an incident that ended up being one of three eagle-related calls Maryland Natural Resources Police handled that morning in Central Maryland.
The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population remains at a low level for the second straight year, officials announced Thursday, blaming the severe winter for killing off a large number of the iconic crustaceans.
Dr. Torrey C. Brown, the former secretary of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources who banned fishing for rockfish, died of heart disease Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 77.
A Street resident has the option of pleading guilty to his role in starting a three-alarm field and woods fire April 10 that burned more than four acres and paying a $75 fine, or fighting the charges in court and running the risk of being found guilty and paying a fine of up to $500.
Maryland regulators are weighing some of the strictest limits in the country on shale gas drilling, but a scientist Monday suggested they still may not go far enough to protect drinking water wells from contamination by methane leaking from drilling sites.
Two watermen were fined nearly $1,500 for oyster poaching on the Eastern Shore, the first conviction using a network of radar and cameras the state launched in 2010 to detect illegal seafood harvesting.