Something good to come out of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee last month is better conditions for trout fishing and the rising waters will be stocked throughout October with more than 27,000 trout.
The Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service will hold a pair of open houses this week for the public and other interested parties to learn about and discuss new regulations being considered for next year's striped bass seasons.
The state has spent more than $131,000 and countless hours of study in a bid for the Marine Stewardship Council's seal of approval, a symbol of sustainability held by about 10 percent of the world's fish species and fish products
On Labor Day weekend, Ocean City sunbathers may notice an unusual come-on among the aerial banners touting drink specials and marriage proposals: An invitation to join Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Charles Samuel "Sam" Poole Sr., a Carroll County butcher who has been dressing deer for hunters for more than four decades, died Saturday from complications after heart surgery at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. He was 65.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin is gaining national attention for his stance against a bill in Congress that would reduce federal regulation of pesticides. It is the latest in a series of moves intended to raise his profile on environmental issues in advance of his re-election bid next year.
Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating a fatal boating accident involving a 45-year-old man from Westminster. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, though Natural Resources Police did identify him as being from Westminster.
A 14-year-old Annapolis sailing student died after she was trapped underwater for several minutes when her boat capsized in the Severn River Thursday afternoon, a state Department of Natural Resources Police spokesman said.
By By Andrea F. Siegel, Steve Kilar and Liz F. Kay and The Baltimore Sun