May 22, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

MD Dedicates Sunflower Planting for Ukraine

Sunflower

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will dedicate its sunflower plantings to the people of Ukraine this spring.

Maryland DNR 2022 Photo Contest Now Open

Photo

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting entries for its annual photo contest. The deadline is 5 pm August 1, 2022.

Trees Available for MD’s ‘Backyard Buffers’

Backyard

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering free tree seedlings to landowners statewide who have a creek, drainage ditch, stream, or other waterway on or near their property through the Backyard Buffers program.

DNR Honors Poster Contest Winners

Poster Contest

Fifth-grade students who submitted Arbor Day posters to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources had their work judged by a panel of forestry experts and a special guest judge, Yumi Hogan, Maryland’s first lady.

DNR Says Make Camping Reservations Now

Are you planning a camping trip to one of Maryland’s state parks this year? If so, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources recommends that you start making your camping reservations now.

DNR Announces Winner of Bird Stamp Design Contest

Bird Stamp

Towson resident Jim Taylor won this year’s 48th annual Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest held by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

First Day Hikes Kick Off New Year

First Day Hikes

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources estimates that about 3,000 visitors took part in First Day Hikes in Maryland state parks.

Maryland Encourages ‘First Day Hikes’

First Day

Start the new year off on the right foot. Maryland state parks will offer hike opportunities across the state from December 31, 2021, through January 2, 2022.

Young Artists Sought for DNR Poster Contest

Calling all fifth-graders! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Forest Conservancy District Boards invite you to participate in the annual Arbor Day poster contest.

‘Wild Maryland’ Cookbook Now Online

Cookbook

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has published a new online cookbook, perfect for anyone who likes their food on the wild side.