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Md. seeks riders to test new ATV trail

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is looking for riders to evaluate a new off-road vehicle trail in the Savage River State Forest.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 06:32pm EDT

Tags: Savage River State Forest, ATV trail

Calvert County largemouth bass sets Md. record

Tuesday - 09/03/2013, 11:30am EDT

Tags: bass

Md. ginseng season opens with ban on state land

Maryland ginseng hunters are facing the new season with a prohibition on digging the valuable root on state land.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 07:20am EDT

Tags: ginseng

Copperheads on the move: How to avoid them

Two people were recently bitten by copperhead snakes and taken to the hospital. So how can you avoid a snakebite?

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 05:43am EDT

Tags: snakebite, Venom, George Washington Parkway, randi martin,

2 large, bull sharks caught not far from Point Lookout State Park

Two 8-foot long bull sharks weighing about 220 pounds each were found in fishermen's nets not far from Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 09:52pm EDT

Tags: bull shark, shark, fishing, Point Lookout State Park, John "Willy" Dean, Cornfield Harbor, Chesapeake Bay, St. Mary, Colleen Kelleher


Summertime bears: Don't be scared, be cautious

Bears are opportunistic. They do wander into residential areas searching for food. Here's advice for how to deal with a bear encounter.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: bears, andrew mollenbeck, Harry Spiker,

MD DNR seeks volunteers to help raise baby oysters

Friday - 04/19/2013, 05:30am EDT

Tags: Oysters, Maryland,

Md. touts resource defense with 'oyster cannon'

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is using a big gun to mark the 145th anniversary of the Natural Resources Police.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 05:52am EDT

Tags: Annapolis Maritime Museum, Baltimore Visitors Center

Deer Dilemma postscript: Md. spay program shows alternative

After rolling out the series "Deer Dilemma" about the National Park Service's plan to shoot deer in Rock Creek Park, WTOP heard from a group in Maryland that's been sterilizing deer as an alternative to killing them.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 07:44am EST

Tags: deer dilemma, spay, deer, Rock Creek Park,

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