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DOVER — The Eastern Shore Land Conservancy and Lower Shore Land Trust have partnered for an educational series with assistance from the Cornell Land Trust Small Grant Program. The $5,000 … more
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering changes to the commercial trotline time restrictions in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries as well as … more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a $633 million investment to reduce the impacts of climate change on rural communities. more
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved $1.005 million to Somerset and Worcester counties to continue the purchase of conservation easements from landowners in the Dividing … more
BALTIMORE — The former Carvel Hall cutlery manufacturing plant in Crisfield — on its way to being sold for redevelopment for an indoor greenhouse — will be among the examples of a … more
CRISFIELD — Crisfield’s 750 kW wind turbine is now in its third month in idle with no date available when parts will be shipped from overseas. According to Jason Loar, the city’s … more
PRINCESS ANNE — A complaint filed last Thursday by the Somerset County Commissioners against the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Secretary Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio requests the … more
Orders are being accepted for the spring 2022 planting season for shrubs and trees from the John S. Ayton State Tree Nursery, managed by the Maryland Department of Natural … more
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced results of this year’s juvenile striped bass survey, which tracks the reproductive success of the iconic fish in the … more
PRINCESS ANNE — The South Beckford Avenue park and playground was officially renamed as a memorial to local businessman and entrepreneur Earl Jordan Sr. with family now in its fifth generation … more
Over the past 20 years, rainfall, flooding and sea level have increased across Maryland, according to data collected from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). From 2000 to … more
PRINCESS ANNE — UMES Extension is setting the stage for its 18th annual Small Farm Conference—a premier event for agricultural stakeholders in the Mid-Atlantic. This year’s … more
PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Commissioners are taking a stand against the state’s plan to tinker with the Manokin River oyster sanctuary and directed the county attorney to file an … more
CRISFIELD — The community-wide yard and "yART" sale hosted by the Crisfield Arts and Entertainment District Project is 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 2. Yard sales and in particular sales of art … more
CRISFIELD — Janes Island State Park is hosting a trash cleanup 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 25. Volunteers will be transported to various locations on Janes Island including ferrying … more
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland State Parks are completing 15 projects with the assistance of a new grant program of the Friends of Maryland State Parks, improving trails and habitats and enhancing … more
ANNAPOLIS — Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10, and continues through Jan. 31, 2022, said officials from the Maryland Department of Natural … more
ANNAPOLIS — Own waterfront property? Have a pier or a dock you access? Want to help rebuild the oyster population of Chesapeake Bay? Then consider being an oyster gardener. Oyster gardening … more
CHESAPEAKE BEACH — David Harris grew up on a farm next door to the Naval Research Laboratory - Chesapeake Bay Detachment. He recalls camping with his scout troop on the 168-acre base … more
More than half a million eels have passed from below the Conowingo Dam to be placed in the river above this year, bringing key clean water benefits to the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay, … more
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